Synonyms for chilliness

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De Spain got up and shook off the chilliness and drowsiness of the night.

There was a chilliness in the air, and the sun did not show itself.

The chilliness of the shadows of Lawrence and his followers was remarkable.

But this warmth is only temporary, and is soon succeeded by chilliness.

Something beyond the chilliness was wrong with him, and he did not know what it was.

For the first time in the year I felt a chilliness in the air.

The pain was very violent, and accompanied with chilliness and shivering.

Dampier, who noticed his chilliness, did not trouble about the wound.

Trix's chilliness was again most pronounced and unmistakable.

They are received politely, but there is chilliness in the courtesy.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "causing a sensation of cold," from chill (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "feeling coldish" is attested from 1610s; figurative use is recorded by 1841. Related: Chilliness.

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