Meaning of frigid


Pronunciation: (frij'id), [key]
— adj.
  1. very cold in temperature: a frigid climate.
  2. without warmth of feeling; without ardor or enthusiasm: a frigid reaction to the suggested law.
  3. stiff or formal: a welcome that was polite but frigid.
  4. (of a woman)
    1. inhibited in the ability to experience sexual excitement during sexual activity.
    2. unresponsive to sexual advances or stimuli.
  5. unemotional or unimaginative; lacking passion, sympathy, or sensitivity: a correct, but frigid presentation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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