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frig·id

(frij'id),
1. Synonym(s): cold
2. Temperamentally, especially sexually, cold or irresponsive.
[L. frigidus, cold]

frigid

[frij′id]
Etymology: L, frigidus, cold
1 lacking warmth of feeling; unemotional; unimaginative; without passion or ardor and stiff or formal in manner.
2 (of a woman) unresponsive to sexual advances or stimuli, abnormally indifferent or averse to sexual intercourse, or unable to have an orgasm during sexual intercourse. Compare impotence. See also orgasm. frigidity, n.
Referring to a woman with sexual arousal disorder

frig·id

(frij'id)
1. Synonym(s): cold.
2. Temperamentally, especially sexually, unresponsive.
[L. frigidus, cold]
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27) Other labels include "scandalous apologies," "sordid and overdrawn autobiographies," "amorous confessions," "vies scandaleuses" "sentimental history," "nonreligious confession," "lives-and-amours," "rather frigidly sentimental chronicles of erotic adventures," "confessions," and "vies amoreuses.
He concludes by claiming that the penitence for those guilty of carnal misdemeanours will be to eat meat every day in a glorious prolonging of the carnival spirit, living out the afterlife in Heavenly promiscuity, whilst those who abstain will suffer the torments of a frigidly celibate Hell.
Walters writes that people "indirectly approach the frigidly austere deity by representing it in images and terms to which they can more easily relate.
Halberstam writes that in college Jordan frigidly refused to speak to an assistant coach who had beaten him repeatedly in pool and even cheated at golf.
White ice reflects sunlight and heat, keeping the Arctic frigidly cold, a phenomenon called the albedo effect.
Temperatures range from extremely hot 54,000 [degrees] F (30,000 [degrees] C) at its core to frigidly cold -238 [degrees] F (150 [degrees] C) in its outer cloud layers,
She replied, frigidly, "Because when you grow up you'll get married.
the company of Japanese stood out conspicuously with their shoulders frigidly hunched, cameras dangling from their necks, and the Japan Airlines bags with their distinctive crane designs.
That case is well known," he responds frigidly, contriving to give the impression that such a concession makes no difference to his original pronouncement.
But the comedic relief, unfortunately, wasn't quite enough to make soldiers forget that their increased presence in the frigidly cold Arctic also increased the requirement for equipment that could withstand and operate successfully in extreme environments.