Antonyms of adj sultry

2 senses of sultry

Sense 1
sensual, sultry -- (sexually exciting or gratifying; "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance")

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold")

Sense 2
sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous -- (characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm")

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

Similarity of adj sultry

2 senses of sultry

Sense 1
sensual, sultry -- (sexually exciting or gratifying; "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance")
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument")

Sense 2
sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous -- (characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm")
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

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