What is the
difference between Cold and Cool?
What is the difference between Cold and Cool? :
Cold : (adjective)
( 1 ) Of low temperature when compared to the temperature on the human body
Do you feel cold?
The weather is getting cold.
( 2 ) Without friendliness, kindness or enthusiasm
She gave me a cold welcome.
Cold : (Noun)
( 1 ) Lack of heat or warmth
He was shivering with cold.
Do not stand outside in the cold.
She does not seem to feel cold.
( 2 ) Infectious illness of the nose or throat or both with sneezing, coughing, etc…
As he had a cold, he could not attend the meeting.
Cool : (adjective)
( 1 ) Fairly cold
Not hot or warm
Between warm and cold
Let us sit in the shade and keep cool.
The tea is not cool enough to drink.
( 2 ) Calm
Champa always remains cool and calm and collected in a crisis.
He was always cool in the face of danger.
Do you have a cool head?
( 3 ) Not showing interest, enthusiasm and friendliness
She was totally cool about my proposal.
They gave the Prime Minister a cool reception.
( 4 ) Calmly bold or impudent
You should have seen the cool way she took my radio without even asking.
( 5 ) Of sums of money, distances, etc…
My new car cost me a cool seventy thousand rupees.
She suggested that we should walk a cool four miles farther.
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