frigidity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French frigidité

Noun[edit]

frigidity (countable and uncountable, plural frigidities)

  1. The state of being frigid; coldness; lack of heat.
  2. Coldness of feeling, manner or quality; lack of ardor, animation or vivacity; chilliness; dullness.
  3. Want of natural heat and vigor of body; impotency.

References[edit]

  • frigidity in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911