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stone cold

Completely bereft of emotion or concern. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. The criminal was stone cold as she sat in the courtroom stone and heard the verdict being handed down. I just can't understand how such a sweet boy could turn into a stone-cold killer like that.
See also: cold, stone

stone cold

Unfeeling, insensible, as in That sad story left her stone cold. This analogy was already used by Shakespeare in Henry V (2:3): "Cold as any stone."
See also: cold, stone
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And there, laid out on the marble floor of the court, dead and stone cold, were her three children.
The fire had been lighted; but it had long ago burned out, and the ashes were stone cold.
I'm looking at Stone Cold Steve Austin," said Tyson.
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Reading parts of Stone Cold is somewhat like going on a scenic vacation that takes a bad turn--in a good way.
STONE COLD provides a fine Joe Pickett novel and is a recommendation for any who like thrillers replete with sudden disappearances, rich strangers, a secretive Wyoming ranch, and murder.
PALOMA Faith's performance at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena on Saturday night was the Hackney-born singer's first ever Welsh gig - surprising perhaps, for someone who seems to have been all over our airwaves and television screens since releasing Stone Cold Sober in 2009.
Hugely theatrical, this born entertainer's a dab hand at soaring retro-referencing soul and sassy pop - from the brass-blasted stomp of Stone Cold Sober to the beguiling, panoramic sweep of her biggest chart hit to date, the mega-selling New York.
JUSTICE DENIED First let the trail go stone cold Pack the bloodhounds off to bed Put all urgent calls on hold Deal the cards, black and red.
When I got out of my car I realised it was a semi-conscious elderly woman, stone cold and soaked through, it looked like hypothermia was setting in.
Through Cool Control technology, the Simms Stone Cold Shirt dissipates heat better than traditional fabrics.
Career: After a stint in second tier wrestling company WCW, Austin signed with the World Wrestling Federation and became a monster hit with his Stone Cold hellraising gimmick, embarking on feuds with company boss Vince McMahon and former boxer Mike Tyson.
Simon Liles, Swinbrook Stone cold certainty Kauto Stone winning a Grade 1 is a formality.
Everyone knows "stone cold" meaning "my tea was stone cold" and also "back this horse it's a stone cold certainty.