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Alternative forms[edit]

  • fricdus, frigdus (Vulgar or Late Latin, Appendix Probi)
  • fridus (Vulgar or Late Latin, Pompeian inscriptions)


From frīgeō (I am cold) +‎ -idus.



frīgidus (feminine frīgida, neuter frīgidum); first/second declension

  1. cold, cool, chilling
  2. (figuratively) indifferent, feeble
  3. (figuratively) dull, flat, insipid, trivial, vain


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative frīgidus frīgida frīgidum frīgidī frīgidae frīgida
genitive frīgidī frīgidae frīgidī frīgidōrum frīgidārum frīgidōrum
dative frīgidō frīgidō frīgidīs
accusative frīgidum frīgidam frīgidum frīgidōs frīgidās frīgida
ablative frīgidō frīgidā frīgidō frīgidīs
vocative frīgide frīgida frīgidum frīgidī frīgidae frīgida

Derived terms[edit]



  • frigidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • frigidus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “frigidus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • frigidus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette