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Meaning of COLD-BLOODED

Pronunciation:  k`owldbl'udud, kowld 'bludid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"
  2. [adj]  (zoology) having cold blood (in animals whose body temperature is not internally regulated)
 

COLD-BLOODED is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cold, heterothermic, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, poikilothermic, poikilothermous
 
 Antonyms: warm-blooded
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cold"-blood`ed\, a.
1. Having cold blood; -- said of fish or animals whose blood
   is but little warmer than the water or air about them.

2. Deficient in sensibility or feeling; hard-hearted.

3. Not thoroughbred; -- said of animals, as horses, which are
   derived from the common stock of a country.

 
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