- r without warmth or enthusiasm
- Instead he left the floor and did not return until the end of a long, frigidly polite, painstaking speech by Senator Walsh who, with maps hung on the Senate walls to make it .
- People who are accustomed to think of New York's Bishop William Thomas Manning as an extremely formal, frigidly aristocratic little prelate would have been amazed to behold him .
- Nettled, His Excellency marched to his seat, stood frigidly awaiting some apology or amend from Pianist Paderewski who, just then, walked upon the stage.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali in AFP
In the West, people are frigidly stuck in an attitude of self-doubt,fearful of Muslim radicals but also worried of being seen as anti-Muslim and thus betraying their own liberal traditions, Hirsi Ali said.