Frígid. adj. [frigidus, Latin.]
- Cold; without warmth. In this sense it is seldom used but in science.
In the torrid zone the heat would have been intolerable, and in the frigid zones the cold would have destroyed both animals and vegetables. Cheyne's Phil. Princ.
- Without warmth of affection.
- Impotent; without warmth of body.
- Dull; without fire of fancy.
If justice Phillip's costive head
Some frigid rhymes disburses,
They shall like Persian tales be read,
And glad both babes and nurses. Swift.