The result will be an epic cold air outbreak, with much of the coldness being channeled southward from Greenland.
Mothers have long suffered the suspicion that their age or “coldness” causes autism.
Eleanor was even more bitter than her husband, refusing to forgive Barrow for his coldness.
His coldness turned off some voters and may have cost him the election.
The coldness of his body through the bag jolts me like an icicle through my heart.
Far, indeed, from it, I found no arrogance or coldness in her.
Laura remembered this, and made excuses to herself for her father's coldness.
Its hardness and coldness reassured her of she knew not what.
Often have I reproached myself for a coldness I could not overcome.
But even her persistence was not proof against the coldness of the young lady of the house, and finally she ceased to come at all.
Old English cald (Anglian), ceald (West Saxon) "cold, cool" (adj.), "coldness," from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon kald, Old High German and German kalt, Old Norse kaldr, Gothic kalds "cold"), possibly a past participle adjective of *kal-/*kol-, from PIE root *gel-/*gol- "cold" (cf. Latin gelare "to freeze," gelu "frost," glacies "ice").
Meaning "not strong" (in reference to scent) is 1590s, from hunting. Cold front in weather is from 1921. Cold-call in the sales pitch sense first recorded 1972. Japanese has two words for "cold:" samui for coldness in the atmosphere or environment; tsumetai for things which are cold to touch, and also in the figurative sense, with reference to personalities, behaviors, etc.
c.1300, "coldness," from cold (adj.). Sense in common cold is 1530s, from symptoms resembling those of exposure to cold; cf. earlier senses "indisposition caused by exposure to cold" (early 14c.); "discomfort caused by cold" (c.1300).
A viral infection characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the upper respiratory passages and usually accompanied by malaise, fever, chills, coughing, and sneezing. Also called coryza, acute rhinitis, common cold, coryza.