Synonyms of frigid
1 freezingDictionary • The water was too frigid to allow him to remain submerged.
freezing • a freezing January afternoon
cold • It was bitterly cold outside.
frozen • I'm frozen out here.
icy • An icy wind blew across the moor.
chill • A chill wind was blowing.
arctic (informal) • The bathroom is positively arctic.
frosty • sharp, frosty nights
cool • People found him too cool, aloof and arrogant.
glacial • The air from the sea felt glacial.
wintry • The wintry weather continues to sweep across the country.
2 sexually unresponsive • My husband says I am frigid.
cold • His wife is a cold, unfeeling woman.
distant • He's direct and courteous, but distant.
unfeeling • an unfeeling bully who used his huge size to frighten people
passionless • a self-centred and passionless woman
undemonstrative • Lady Ainslie is an undemonstrative woman.
3 chillyDictionary • She replied with a frigid smile.
chilly • I was slightly afraid of his chilly, distant politeness.
formal • He wrote a very formal letter of apology.
stiff • They always seemed a little awkward with each other, a bit stiff and formal.
austere • an austere, distant, cold person
aloof • He seemed aloof and detached.
unapproachable • I think a lot of people find dentists very unapproachable.
cold as ice
cold-hearted • That Harriet is a cold-hearted woman.
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aloofSomeone who is aloof is not very friendly and does not like to spend time with other people.
• He seemed aloof and detached.
arctic (informal)If you describe a place or the weather as arctic, you are emphasizing that it is extremely cold.
• The bathroom is positively arctic.
austereIf you describe someone as austere, you disapprove of them because they are strict and serious.
• an austere, distant, cold person
Thesaurus for frigid from the Collins English Thesaurus
formal or stiff in behaviour or temperament; lacking in affection or warmth