iciness


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ic·y

 (ī′sē)
adj. ic·i·er, ic·i·est
1. Containing or covered with ice: an icy road.
2. Bitterly cold; freezing: an icy day. See Synonyms at cold.
3.
a. Unfriendly or hostile: an icy stare.
b. Showing no emotion: icy detachment.

ic′i·ly adv.
ic′i·ness n.

iciness

(ˈaɪsɪnɪs)
n
1. the condition of being icy or very cold
2. a manner that is cold or reserved; aloofness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iciness - coldness due to a cold environmenticiness - coldness due to a cold environment  
low temperature, cold, frigidity, frigidness, coldness - the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor"
2.iciness - a lack of affection or enthusiasm; "a distressing coldness of tone and manner"
emotionlessness, unemotionality - absence of emotion
stone - a lack of feeling or expression or movement; "he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone"
lukewarmness, tepidness - lack of passion, force or animation

iciness

noun
Translations
تَثَلُّج، تَجَمُّد
ledový chlad
kulde
ískuldi
ľadový chlad

iciness

[ˈaɪsɪnɪs] N
1. (lit) problems caused by the iciness of the roadsproblemas causados por el hielo en las carreteras
the iciness of the weather conditionslas condiciones glaciales (del tiempo)
2. (fig) the iciness of his looksu mirada glacial

iciness

n
(of windows etc)Vereisung f; the iciness of the roadsdas Glatteis auf den Straßen
(= freezing cold)Eiseskälte f, → eisige Kälte
(fig) (of stare)eisige Kälte; (of tone, reception, silence)Frostigkeit f

ice

(ais) noun
1. frozen water. The pond is covered with ice.
2. an ice-cream. chocolate ice-cream. Three ices, please.
3. (American) a fruit-flavoured frozen dessert usually made without milk and cream. lemon ice(s).
verb
to cover with icing. She iced the cake.
ˈicing noun
a mixture of sugar, white of egg, water etc used to cover or decorate cakes.
ˈicy adjective
1. very cold. icy winds.
2. covered with ice. icy roads.
3. unfriendly. an icy tone of voice.
ˈicily adverb
ˈiciness noun
ice age
a time when a great part of the earth's surface was covered with ice.
ice axe
a type of axe used by mountain climbers to cut holds in ice for their hands and feet.
ˈiceberg noun
a huge mass of ice floating in the sea.
ice box
(American) a refrigerator.
ˌice-ˈcream noun
cream or a mixture of creamy substances, flavoured and frozen. chocolate ice-cream.
ˈice-cube noun
a small cube of ice used for cooling drinks etc.
ice rink
a large room or building with a floor of ice for skating.
ice-skate verb
to skate on ice.
ice-skating noun
ice tray
a metal or plastic tray for making ice-cubes in a refrigerator.
ice over/up
to become covered with ice. The pond iced over during the night; The windows have iced up.
References in classic literature ?
But the captain, for some unknown constitutional reason, had refrained from mentioning all this, and not till forced to it by Ahab's iciness did he allude to his one yet missing boy; a little lad, but twelve years old, whose father with the earnest but unmisgiving hardihood of a Nantucketer's paternal love, had thus early sought to initiate him in the perils and wonders of a vocation almost immemorially the destiny of all his race.
There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart--an unredeemed dreariness of thought which no goading of the imagination could torture into aught of the sublime.
One would have thought nobody but an Eskimo wearing his furs and winter under-clothing could have withstood the iciness of her manner; but the Brute did not freeze.
Having withstood such strong attacks upon my fortitude, it is possible that I may be of a cold and insensible temperament, amounting to iciness, in such matters; and therefore my impressions of the live pillars of the Capitol at Washington must be received with such grains of allowance as this free confession may seem to demand.
The Fall of the House of Usher "There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart - an unredeemed dreariness of thought which no goading of the imagination could torture into aught of the sublime.
Although United stars had suspected Mourinho would be annoyed with them for their half-hearted display, the iciness of his demeanour stunned them.
Although Aziz is acquitted, a series of unfounded rumors lead to an iciness in Aziz's feeling for Fielding.
Anca recalls her last moments alone with her dead mother, "caress[ing] her cheek, which did not have the same frightening iciness as her wrist, and try[ing] vainly to close her lids.
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Described as a fresher variation on the original fragrance, it has been created by Carlos Benaim and Nicolas Beaulieu and uses a special molecule called Arctical, combined with yuzu accord, peppermint oil, grapefruit oil and ginger oil to create an intense and mineral iciness.
Described as a fresher variation on the original fragrance, it has been created by Carlos Benaim and Nicolas Beaulieu and uses special molecule called Arctical, combined with yuzu accord, peppermint oil, grapefruit oil and ginger oil to create an intense mineral iciness.
xyz commented, "European Day of Languages is a day to celebrate the diversity of languages and culture of Europe, from the whisky warmth of Scottish Gaelic to the invigorating iciness of Norwegian and Greenlandic.