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i adjective

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English Meaning(s) for 寒い

i adjective
  1. cold (e.g. weather)
  2. uninteresting (esp. joke); lame; dull; weak; corny

Definition and Synonyms for 寒い

Coldness a lack of affection or enthusiasm
Synonyms: フリジディティー, 冷淡, 冷静, 寒い, 寒さ
Cold the sensation produced by low temperatures
Synonyms: コールド, , 冷や, 冷気, , 寒い, 寒さ, 寒冷, 寒気
Cold extended meanings
Synonyms: つる, つる, つれる, つれない, けんもほろろ, よそよそしい, 他人行儀, 冷たい, 冷ややか, 冷淡, 寒い, 無情, 無愛想
Cold having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Synonyms: 冷たい, 冷寒, お寒い, 寒い, 寒冷
Cold the absence of heat
Synonyms: コールド, 低温, , 冷え, 冷や, 冷える, 冷たい, 冷え冷え, 冷寒, 冷温, 凍みる, , 寒い, 寒さ, 寒冷, 寒気
Cold especially of psychological coldness
Synonyms: つる, つる, つれる, つれない, けんもほろろ, よそよそしい, 他人行儀, 冷たい, 冷ややか, 冷淡, 寒い, 無情, 無愛想
Cold without human warmth or emotion
Synonyms: つる, つる, つれる, つれない, けんもほろろ, よそよそしい, 他人行儀, 冷たい, 冷ややか, 冷淡, 寒い, 無情, 無愛想

Meanings for each kanji in 寒い

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Categories 寒い is a member of

Temperature the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
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Unemotionality absence of emotion
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Pressor any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs
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Temperature the somatic sensation of cold or heat
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 寒い

Conjugations for 寒い

Adjective stem
Negative te-form
Adverbial Form
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Past Indicative Form
Past Indicative Negative Form
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
Nominalized Form
Objective Form

Sample Sentences for 寒い

It is a cold morning for June.
It drew strength from the not-so-young people who braved the bitter cold and scorching heat to knock on doors of perfect strangers, and from the millions of Americans who volunteered and organized and proved that more than two centuries later a government of the people, by the people, and for the people has not perished from the Earth.
Don't stay indoors because it is cold outside.
There was a keen frost this morning.
It's simply too cold today.

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