chilliness
noun see chilly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chilliness — Chill i*ness, n. 1. A state or sensation of being chilly; a disagreeable sensation of coldness. [1913 Webster] 2. A moderate degree of coldness; disagreeable coldness or rawness; as, the chilliness of the air. [1913 Webster] 3. Formality; lack of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chilliness — chilly ► ADJECTIVE (chillier, chilliest) 1) unpleasantly cold. 2) unfriendly. DERIVATIVES chilliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • chilliness — noun 1. the property of being moderately cold the chilliness of early morning • Syn: ↑coolness, ↑nip • Derivationally related forms: ↑nippy (for: ↑nip), ↑cool …   Useful english dictionary

  • chilliness — See chillily. * * * …   Universalium

  • chilliness — noun The state or sensation of being chilly; a disagreeable sensation of coldness …   Wiktionary

  • chilliness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Relative lack of physical warmth: chill, cold, coldness, coolness. See HOT …   English dictionary for students

  • chilliness — chill·i·ness || tʃɪlɪnɪs n. coldness, coolness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chilliness — chill·i·ness …   English syllables

  • chilly — chilliness, n. /chil ee/, adj., chillier, chilliest, adv. adj. 1. mildly cold or producing a sensation of cold; causing shivering; chill: a chilly breeze. 2. feeling cold; sensitive to cold: Her hands were chilly. 3. without warmth of feeling;… …   Universalium

  • coolness — noun 1. calm and unruffled self assurance (Freq. 1) he performed with all the coolness of a veteran • Syn: ↑imperturbability, ↑imperturbableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑imperturbable (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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