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cool

noun

1 cool

The quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature.



2 cool

Great coolness and composure under strain:
— Keep your cool.

synonyms: aplomb, assuredness, poise, sang-froid.

Polish: zimna krew

verb

1 cool

Make cool or cooler.

synonyms: chill, cool down.

Roget 616: dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate.    disincline, indispose, shake, stagger; dispirit; discourage, dishearten; ... show more

Roget 385: cool, fan, refrigerate, refresh, ice; congeal, freeze, glaciate; benumb, starve, pinch, chill, petrify, chill to the marrow, ... show more

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... show more

Dutch: afkoelen, bekoelen, koelen, verfrissen, verkoelen

2 cool

Loose heat:
— The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm.

synonyms: chill, cool down.

Dutch: afkoelen, koelen

3 cool

Lose intensity:
— His enthusiasm cooled considerably.

synonyms: cool down, cool off.

Dutch: bekoelen, luwen, verkillen, verkoelen

adjective

1 cool

Neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat.

Roget 383: cold, cool; chill, chilly; icy; gelid, frigid, algid; fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, ... show more

Roget 889: inimical, unfriendly, hostile; at enmity, at variance, at daggers drawn, at open war with; up in arms against; in bad odor with.    on bad terms, not on speaking terms; cool; cold, ... show more

Roget 866: indifferent, cold, frigid, lukewarm; cool, cool as a cucumber; unconcerned, insouciant, phlegmatic, pococurante, easygoing, devil-may-care, careless, ... show more

Roget 864: cautious, wary, guarded; on one's guard etc. (watchful) 459; cavendo tutus [Lat.]; in medio tutissimus [Lat.]; vigilant.    careful, heedful; cautelous, stealthy, ... show more

Roget 498: intelligent [Applied to persons], quick of apprehension, keen, acute, alive, brainy, awake, bright, quick, sharp; quick witted, keen witted, clear witted, ... show more

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... show more

Roget 432: gray, grey; iron-gray, dun, drab, dingy, leaden, livid, somber, sad, pearly, russet, roan; ... show more

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... show more

Polish: chłodny

2 cool

Marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional:
— Play it cool.
— Keep cool.
— Stayed coolheaded in the crisis.

synonyms: coolheaded, nerveless.

Polish: spokojny

3 cool

Inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets when referring to color.

Polish: chłodny, zimny

4 cool

Psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike.

Polish: zimny, szorstki, chłodny, oschły, nieczuły, oziębły, lodowaty

5 cool

Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition.

synonyms: all right, fine, hunky-dory, o.k., ok, okay.

6 cool

Used of a quantity or amount (especially of money) for emphasis.

7 cool

Fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept.


Moby thesaurus: Buddha-like composure, Laodicean, OK, Olympian, Oriental calm, abate, abnegation, above all that, absolute zero, abstinence, ace-high, affectless, aguey, aguish, air-condition, air-cool, algid, algidity, allay, aloof ... show more.

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