1. cold, coldness, coolness, chilliness.
2. the cold of winter; winter; frost.
3. the coldness of death; death.
4. a chill, fever.
5. a cold shudder which is produced by fear a cold region, place, area or spot (figuratively).
6. inactivity, indolence, slowness (figuratively).
7. a cold reception, indifference; a chilly demeanour.
Etymology: Latin, from Proto-Indo-European*sriHgos-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ῥῖγος (rhigos).
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