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frigid (adj) (of a region) very cold; (of a woman) not able to enjoy sex; unfriendly.
A frigid zone is an extremely cold region of the earth. The polar regions, that is, the areas around the south pole and the north pole are frigid; they are extremely cold. A woman who does not feel the desire for sex and cannot enjoy sex is frigid. She is unresponsive to sexual arousal. That is, a woman who is frigid cannot be sexually aroused. Persons who are unfriendly to you in their behavior and talk are frigid. They wear a frigid expression on their face if they are cold to you and want you to know they do not like you or what you say.
- He looked at them with a frigid stare that made them understand that he did not like to talk to them or in anyway entertain them.
- In the frigid zones of the earth, we have the day continuously for six months alternating with night for the next six months.