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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 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
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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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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