Inert vs Frigid - What's the difference?

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Inert is a related term of frigid.


As adjectives the difference between inert and frigid

is that inert is unable to move or act; inanimate while frigid is very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

As a noun inert

is (chemistry) a substance that does not react chemically.

inert

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Unable to move or act; inanimate.
  • Sluggish or lethargic.
  • In chemistry, not readily reacting with other elements or compounds.
  • Having no therapeutic action.
  • Derived terms

    * inert gas * inertly

    See also

    * inertia

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) A substance that does not react chemically.
  • Anagrams

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    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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