- Lacking benefits given to others; neglected.
- to become ill with a cold
- little or no comfort at all
- to come out of exile, isolation, etc.; resume an active role
- to fail to arouse someone's interest
Other Word Forms of Cold
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Cold
- out in the cold
- catch cold
- cold comfort
- come in from the cold
- leave someone cold
- have (or get) cold feet
- in the cold
- throw cold water on
Origin of Cold
From Middle English cold, from Old English cald, ċeald (“cold”), from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, a participle form of *kalaną (“to be cold”), from Proto-Indo-European *gel- (“cold”). Cognate with Scots cald, cauld (“cold”), West Frisian kâld (“cold”), Dutch koud (“cold”), Low German kold, koolt, koold (“cold”), German kalt (“cold”), Danish kold (“cold”), Norwegian Bokmål kald (“cold”), Swedish kall (“cold”).
Middle English from Old English ceald gel- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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