The cold-blooded constitution of the count was quite shaken by this discovery.
And was it possible that they would kill them in cold blood without hearing their testimony, without admitting the proofs of their innocence!
If those who provoke war from diplomatic chambers or from the tables of the Military Staff could but see it, not in the field of battle fired with the enthusiasm which perturbs the senses, but in cold blood,
- That is the sound of the rifles, and I cannot hear it in cold blood; it takes a sort of hold on your soul, you know.
Elizabeth killed Alister in cold blood.
It requires a whole different set of cold-blooded calculations-freight won't kill you like a passenger foul-up will.
People with eyes like that do not commit cold-blooded murders.
She was easily cold-blooded enough.
The crime was committed in cold blood.
The cold-blooded insolence of the work almost saves it; but he mustn't go on with this.
without compunction or human feeling: inhumane, cold, inhuman, insensate
in cold blood
having cold blood (in animals whose body temperature is not internally regulated): poikilothermic, heterothermic, poikilothermous, ectothermic