algid, arctic, below freezing, below zero, benumbed, biting, bitter, blasting, bleak, boreal, brisk, brumal, chill, chilled, cool, crisp, cutting, freezing, frigid, frore, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, hiemal, hyperborean, icebox, iced, icy, inclement, intense, keen, nipping, nippy, numbed, numbing, one-dog night*, penetrating, piercing, polar, raw, rimy, severe, sharp, shivery, sleety, snappy, snowy, stinging, wintry
Yep, that pretty much covers it. It’s so cold in Small Town, USA that it literally hurts to be outdoors. At the moment, the temperature is 15 degrees, but the windchill is 7 degrees. Makes me wish for other adjectives to describe the weather. How about:
balmy, broiling, clement, close, flushed, glowing, heated, hot*, lukewarm, melting, mild, perspiring, pleasant, roasting, scorching, sizzling, snug, summery, sunny, sweating, sweaty, sweltering, temperate, tepid, thermal, toasty, warmish
Even broiling, roasting, scorching and sweltering sound pretty good at the moment. Makes me awfully happy I have an inside job and that I had a nice warm garage for my car to be in. There’s nothing more luxurious than not having to scrape ice and having heated seats at my age.
So, here’s your question of the day:
How long did it take you to scrape the ice off your car before leaving the house this morning?