Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Latin from Latin gelidus, from gelu ‘frost, intense cold’
Synonyms
  • frozen
  • icy
  • freezing
  • arctic
  • polar
Antonyms
  • hot
  • warm
Definition
very cold; icy
Example
The gelid pond was a beautiful sight to see in the winter.
Usage Over Time

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