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frig·id

 (frĭj′ĭd)
adj.
1. Extremely cold. See Synonyms at cold.
2. Lacking warmth of feeling.
3. Stiff and formal in manner: a frigid refusal to a request.
4. Showing little or no enthusiasm: Scientists gave the new theory a frigid reception.
5. Often Offensive Lacking sexual desire or unwilling to engage in sexual activity. Used especially of women.

[Latin frīgidus, cold, from frīgus, the cold.]

fri·gid′i·ty (frĭ-jĭd′ĭ-tē), frig′id·ness n.
frig′id·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frigidity - sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
deadness, unresponsiveness - the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events; "she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"; "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"
2.frigidity - the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible"; "come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor"
pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor - any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
chill, gelidity, iciness - coldness due to a cold environment
chilliness, coolness, nip - the property of being moderately cold; "the chilliness of early morning"
frostiness - coldness as evidenced by frost
cool - the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature; "the cool of early morning"
3.frigidity - 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
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frigidity

noun
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Translations
بُرود
chlad
frigiditet
frigiditás
kuldi, kaldlyndi
frigidita
duygusuzluk

frigidity

[frɪˈdʒɪdɪtɪ] N
1. (sexual) → frigidez f
2. (= unfriendliness) → frialdad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

frigidity

[frɪˈdʒɪdɪti] nfrigidité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

frigidity

n
(sexual) → Frigidität f
(form: = iciness) → eisige Kälte; (fig, of atmosphere, manner, smile) → Frostigkeit f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

frigidity

[frɪˈdʒɪdɪtɪ] n (of manners, look) → freddezza; (sexual) → frigidità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

frigid

(ˈfridʒid) adjective
1. cold and unemotional. He behaves in a frigid manner.
2. frozen. the frigid zones of the world (= the Arctic and Antarctic).
ˈfrigidly adverb
friˈgidity noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

fri·gid·i·ty

n. frígidez, frialdad, esp. de la mujer incapaz de responder a estímulos sexuales.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

frigidity

n (ant) deseo sexual disminuido (en una mujer), frigidez f (ant)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
But, when sexual fantasies or thoughts and desire for sexual activity are persistently or recurrently reduced or absent and cause distress or interpersonal difficulties, the problem is known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder or inhibited sexual desire disorder.
Sexual fantasy and activity patterns of females with inhibited sexual desire versus normal controls.
Sexual fantasy and activity patterns of males with inhibited sexual desire and males with erectile dysfunction versus normal controls.