Dispassionate vs Frigid - What's the difference?

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Dispassionate is a related term of frigid.


As adjectives the difference between dispassionate and frigid

is that dispassionate is not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice while frigid is very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

dispassionate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice
  • Synonyms

    * nonpassionate * unpassionate

    Antonyms

    * passionate

    Derived terms

    * dispassionately * dispassionateness

    frigid

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.
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  • Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.
  • (colloquial) Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.
  • Antonyms

    * fervid

    References

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