Weather related

glacial
(adj)
GLAY-she-ǝl
Meaning

1. icy; cold

1st Sample Sentence

1. I simply don't understand why they keep the air conditioning in this building at such a glacial level.

2nd Meaning

2. extremely slow

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Social progress inevitably occurs at a glacial rate.

Root

glacies (ice) (Latin)

Antonyms

torrid

Mnemonics

Ice+Glass>=Glass+ice glacial can be considered as facial (unfriendliness expression)

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