Frigid

usgb/ˈfrɪdʒɪd/Volume
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Used to describe temperatures that are extremely low, often to emphasize discomfort. SlideThe frigid winds made it difficult to even walk outside.
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Sometimes used figuratively to describe a place or situation that feels very unwelcoming or harsh. SlideHe entered the dimly lit room, the air frigid with anticipation.
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Can be an exaggeration in everyday language, rather than a precise description of temperature. SlideEven in April, the breeze felt surprisingly frigid.