Definition of Frozen

1. Adjective. Turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold. "Children skating on a frozen brook"

2. Adjective. Absolutely still. "They stood rooted in astonishment"
Exact synonyms: Rooted, Stock-still
Similar to: Nonmoving, Unmoving

3. Adjective. Devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain. "Wintry smile"
Exact synonyms: Frigid, Frosty, Glacial, Icy, Wintry
Similar to: Cold
Derivative terms: Frigidity, Frigidness, Iciness

4. Adjective. Not thawed.
Similar to: Unmelted

5. Adjective. (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value. "Frozen foods"
Exact synonyms: Flash-frozen, Quick-frozen
Similar to: Preserved

6. Adjective. Not convertible to cash. "Frozen assets"
Similar to: Nondisposable

7. Adjective. Incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.. "Living on fixed incomes"
Exact synonyms: Fixed
Similar to: Unchangeable
Derivative terms: Fixity

Definition of Frozen

1. a. Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook.

Definition of Frozen

1. Adjective. In the state of that which freezes; in ice form. ¹

2. Adjective. immobilized ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a bank account) in a state such that transactions are not allowed. ¹

4. Verb. (past participle of freeze) ¹

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Definition of Frozen

1. very cold [adj] : FROZENLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Frozen

1. 1. Congealed with cold; affected by freezing; as, a frozen brook. "They warmed their frozen feet." (Dryden) 2. Subject to frost, or to long and severe cold; chilly; as, the frozen north; the frozen zones. 3. Cold-hearted; unsympathetic; unyielding. "Be not ever frozen, coy." (T. Carew) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Frozen

frozen (current term)
frozen-in flow law
frozen cow juice
frozen custard
frozen custards
frozen dessert
frozen dinner
frozen dinners
frozen food
frozen foods
frozen metaphor
frozen orange juice
frozen pelvis
frozen pudding

Literary usage of Frozen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"Many bacteriological processes, as ammonification, denitrification, and free nitrogen fixation, have shown an increase in frozen soils. ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"The great rivers which covered the Roman provinces, the Rhine and the Danube, were frequently frozen over, and capable of supporting the most enormous ..."

3. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1911)
"Sorbet, — strictly speaking, frozen punch ; the name is often given to a water ... Philadelphia Ice Cream, — thin cream, sweetened, flavored, and frozen. ..."

4. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"FREEZING AND frozen WATER. Water performs part of its geological work in the act of freezing, and another part when frozen, in the condition of ..."

5. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"In 763, the cold was so intense that the Strait of Dardanelles and the Black Sea were entirely frozen over. The snow, in some places, drifted to the depth ..."

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