After a half-century of frigid relations, the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to a thaw as the result of 18 months of secret talks.
In the frigid temperatures, demonstrators constructed barricades, built a massive tent city and occupied government buildings.
And in Copenhagen, you tend to move a little quicker—it is frigid here.
It started with a cab ride on a frigid December afternoon in the West Village.
But now her frigid stoicism quickly devolves into a kind of nymphomania.
That way lies only cold artifice and frigid lacework, and sometimes Stevenson did go a little too much on this line.
No sign of recognition; rather a cold, frigid stare, I thought.
To be sure, I cannot expect you with your frigid English manner to embrace me.
The General, with a frigid nod, moved on a few paces and left them together.
Mansana, however, calmly put aside her fears with a frigid pleasantry.
1620s, from Latin frigidus "cold, chill, cool," figuratively "indifferent," from stem of frigere "be cold;" related to frigus "cold, coldness, frost," from PIE root *srig- "cold."
The meaning "wanting in sexual heat" is attested from 1650s. Frigidaire as the proprietary name of a brand of self-contained automatically operated iceless refrigerator dates from 1919 (Frigidaire Corporation, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.).
frigid frig·id (frĭj'ĭd)
Persistently averse to sexual intercourse.