cold-blood|ed

cold-blood|ed
cold-blood|ed «KOHLD BLUHD ihd», adjective.
1. a) having blood that is about the same temperature as the air or water around the animal. The blood of such animals is colder in the winter than in the summer. Snakes and turtles are cold-blooded; dogs are warm-blooded. b) feeling the cold because of poor circulation: »

The old couple was cold-blooded and kept their house terribly hot.

2. Figurative. lacking in feeling; cruel: »

The cold-blooded pirate sold all his captives into slavery.

3. Figurative. without emotion or interest; unimpassioned: »

He gave a cold-blooded account of the accident.

cold´-blood´|ly, adverb.
cold´-blood´ed|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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