freezingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

freezing +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

freezingly (comparative more freezingly, superlative most freezingly)

  1. In a way that is freezing; with intense cold.
  2. (figuratively) With intense emotional coldness; dispassionately.
    • 1902, Country Life (volume 11, page 636)
      It was on the tip of her tongue to call her a poll parrot (Mrs. Kingdom had said nothing but 'dear me' repeatedly and freezingly).