Synonyms for glacial
Antonyms for glacial
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLACIAL
Perhaps the Glacial period which followed was too cold for them.
He rose as Roma entered, and received her with his great but glacial politeness.
"I had no idea you were with Miss Gray, Robin," she heard the lady say in glacial accents.
Even with that, his solitude was glacial, and reacted on his character.
If the glacial period were uniformity, what was catastrophe?
There could no longer exist any doubt as to the motion, altho it was as yet sluggish, glacial.
It certainly was before the Pharaohs and perhaps before the glacial epoch.
"I do not comprehend you," answered Andre in a glacial voice.
The glacial men had done their work of slaughter and vanished.
I do not know how it may be with you, but my faith in the glacial migration is not at all shaken.
1650s, "cold, icy," from French glacial, from Latin glacialis "icy, frozen, full of ice," from glacies "ice," probably from PIE root *gel- "cold" (cf. Latin gelu "frost;" see cold (adj.)). Geological sense apparently coined in 1846 by British naturalist Edward Forbes (1815-1854). Related: Glacially.