Fri*gid"i*ty (?), n. [L. frigiditas: cf. F. frigidit'e.]
The condition or quality of being frigid; coldness; want of warmth.
Ice is water congealed by the frigidity of the air.
Sir T. Browne.
Want of ardor, animation, vivacity, etc.; coldness of affection or of manner; dullness; stiffness and formality; as, frigidity of a reception, of a bow, etc.
Want of heat or vigor; as, the frigidity of old age.
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