Synonyms for chill

Synonyms for (noun) chill

Synonyms: chill, iciness, gelidity

Definition: coldness due to a cold environment

Similar words: cold, coldness, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature

Definition: the absence of heat

Usage: the coldness made our breath visible; come in out of the cold; cold is a vasoconstrictor


Synonyms: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Similar words: fright, fear, fearfulness

Definition: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)


Synonyms: chill, pall

Definition: a sudden numbing dread

Similar words: apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread

Definition: fearful expectation or anticipation

Usage: the student looked around the examination room with apprehension


Synonyms: chill, shivering

Definition: a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever

Similar words: symptom

Definition: (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

Synonyms for (verb) chill

Synonyms: chill, cool, cool down

Definition: loose heat

Usage: The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: cool, cool down, chill

Definition: make cool or cooler

Usage: Chill the food

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: chill

Definition: depress or discourage

Usage: The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers

Similar words: cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress

Definition: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

Usage: These news depressed her; The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her