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When Barbara entered lady Ann's dressing-room, she greeted her with less than her usual frigidity.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Nothing against the earl in that direction, apparently; unless his countess was blest with the density of frigidity.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He did not dislike his relative himself and in fact rather liked him in spite of the frigidity he sometimes felt.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
This tantalizing message—the first breaking of her recent silence—was saucy, almost cruel, in its dry frigidity.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
We may assert, also, that the Bible saves education from frigidity.
THE BIBLE AND LIFEEDWIN HOLT HUGHES
The audience was mute, frigid, and their frigidity seemed to increase.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
But the divine Julia gave him a look and a smile that were warm enough to make up for much maternal frigidity.
THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
Madame Caille, throned at her counter, received her visitor with unexampled frigidity.
ZUT AND OTHER PARISIANSGUY WETMORE CARRYL
He welcomed her confidence as a sign of relaxation from the frigidity of her earlier demeanour.
THE VANISHED MESSENGERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Indeed, beneath the frigidity, the hurt child had howled itself into a frightened silence.
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRIGIDITY

  • chilliness
  • coldness
  • coolness
  • frigidity
  • frozenness
  • gelidity
  • gelidness
  • iciness
  • wintriness
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