Algidity Al*gid"i*ty, n. Chilliness; coldness; especially (Med.), coldness and collapse. [1913 Webster]

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  • algidity — See algid. * * * …   Universalium

  • algidity — noun The state of being algid …   Wiktionary

  • algidity — n. coldness, chilliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • algidity — al·gid·i·ty …   English syllables

  • algidity — noun prostration characterized by cold and clammy skin and low blood pressure • Derivationally related forms: ↑algid • Hypernyms: ↑collapse, ↑prostration …   Useful english dictionary

  • algid — algidity, algidness, n. /al jid/, adj. cold; chilly. [1620 30; < L algidus cold; see ALGOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • Algidness — Al gid*ness, n. Algidity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absolute zero — Synonyms and related words: algidity, bitterness, bleakness, boiling point, briskness, chill, chilliness, cold, coldness, cool, coolness, coolth, crispness, cryogenics, cryology, decrease in temperature, dew point, freezing point, freshness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bitterness — Synonyms and related words: absolute zero, acerbity, aching heart, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, agony, agony of mind, algidity, anguish, animosity, animus, antagonism, apologies, asperity, astringence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chill — Synonyms and related words: Laodiceanism, abscess, absolute zero, abstracted, ache, aching, affectless, ague, air condition, air cool, algidity, aloof, aloofness, anemia, anesthesia, anesthetized, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, arctic, asphyxiation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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