1. turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold;
- Example: "the frozen North"
- Example: "frozen pipes"
- Example: "children skating on a frozen brook"
2. absolutely still;
- Example: "frozen with horror"
- Example: "they stood rooted in astonishment"
[syn: frozen(p), rooted(p), stock-still]
3. devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain;
- Example: "a frigid greeting"
- Example: "got a frosty reception"
- Example: "a frozen look on their faces"
- Example: "a glacial handshake"
- Example: "icy stare"
- Example: "wintry smile"
[syn: frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry]
4. not thawed;
5. (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value;
- Example: "frozen foods"
[syn: flash-frozen, quick-frozen, frozen]
6. not convertible to cash;
- Example: "frozen assets"
7. incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices";
- Example: "living on fixed incomes"
[syn: fixed, frozen]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Freeze \Freeze\, v. i. [imp. Froze (fr[=o]z); p. p. Frozen (fr[=o]"z'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Freezing.] [OE. fresen, freosen, AS. fre['o]san; akin to D. vriezen, OHG. iosan, G. frieren, Icel. frjsa, Sw. frysa, Dan. fryse, Goth. frius cold, frost, and prob. to L. prurire to itch, E. prurient, cf. L. prna a burning coal, pruina hoarfrost, Skr. prushv[=a] ice, prush to spirt. ? 18. Cf. Frost.] 1. To become congealed by cold; to be changed from a liquid to a solid state by the abstraction of heat; to be hardened into ice or a like solid body. [1913 Webster] Note: Water freezes at 32[deg] above zero by Fahrenheit's thermometer; mercury freezes at 40[deg] below zero. [1913 Webster] 2. To become chilled with cold, or as with cold; to suffer loss of animation or life by lack of heat; as, the blood freezes in the veins. [1913 Webster] To freeze up (Fig.), to become formal and cold in demeanor. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Frozen \Fro"zen\, a. 1. Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook. [1913 Webster] They warmed their frozen feet. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones. [1913 Webster] 3. Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding. [R.] [1913 Webster] Be not ever frozen, coy. --T. Carew. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
169 Moby Thesaurus words for "frozen": abiding, adamant, adamantine, affectless, aghast, aguey, aguish, algid, amaranthine, anesthetized, appalled, arctic, ashen, astounded, at a standstill, autistic, awed, awestricken, awestruck, blanched, blast-frozen, blue with cold, blunt, catatonic, changeless, chattering, chill, chilly, cold, cold as charity, cold-blooded, coldhearted, congealed, constant, continuing, cool, cowed, deadly pale, deathless, dispassionate, dithery, drugged, dull, durable, embalmed, emotionally dead, emotionless, enduring, ever-fresh, everlasting, fadeless, firm, fixed, frigid, frostbitten, frosted, frostnipped, frosty, frozen solid, frozen to death, gelid, glacial, gray with fear, half-frozen, heartless, horrified, horror-struck, ice, ice-cold, icelike, icy, icy-cold, immobile, immortal, immotile, immotive, immovable, immutable, impassible, impassive, imperishable, incorruptible, inexcitable, inflexible, insusceptible, intact, intimidated, inviolate, irremovable, lasting, never-dying, nonemotional, objective, obtuse, out of touch, pale as death, pallid, paralyzed, passionless, pat, permanent, perpetual, persistent, petrified, quick-frozen, quiescent, remaining, rigid, scared stiff, scared to death, self-absorbed, shaky, sharp-frozen, shivering, shivery, solid, soulless, spiritless, stable, standpat, static, stationary, staying, steadfast, stunned, stupefied, sustained, terrified, terror-crazed, terror-haunted, terror-ridden, terror-riven, terror-shaken, terror-smitten, terror-struck, terror-troubled, torpid, unaffectionate, unaltered, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, unchecked, undestroyed, undone, undying, unemotional, unfading, unfailing, unfeeling, unimpassioned, unimpressionable, unloving, unmanned, unmovable, unmoving, unnerved, unpassionate, unresponding, unresponsive, unshifting, unstrung, unsusceptible, unsympathetic, untouchable, unvaried, unvarying, unyielding, with chattering teeth