What is the opposite of cool?

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Adjective
Opposite of marked by somewhat low temperature
“The county has warm summers with occasional hot spells and cool rainy periods.”
Adjective
Opposite of being in control of one's emotions
“The saxophonist plays with an agitated energy coupled with an abrasive tone.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing apathy or disregard towards a person or idea
“It was hard to tell if they were nervous, as they had such a friendly, jovial way about them.”
Adjective
Opposite of calmly audacious
“Those are the actions of a timid bureaucrat trying to rid himself of an unwanted problem.”
Adjective
(informal) Opposite of marked by a characteristic deemed as being impressive with regards to fashion
“The younger generation appears to have the impression that I am rather uncool.”
Adjective
(informal) Opposite of of a high quality
“That was a terrible movie. Don't even bother watching it.”
Adjective
Opposite of deemed to be satisfactory
“This mess is absolutely unacceptable.”
Adjective
(attributive) Opposite of feeling or exuding self-assurance
“They were insecure young men, who were led astray by a charismatic self-proclaimed prophet.”
Adjective
(of climate or weather) Opposite of not aggressive or violent in nature
“A powerful storm is brewing.”
Adjective
Opposite of using of up-to-date techniques, ideas, styles or equipment
“He detested having to use any out of date smartphones.”
Adjective
Opposite of not frightened or hesitant
Adjective
Opposite of slow to reveal emotion or opinions
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a calm attitude towards disappointments or difficulties
Verb
Opposite of to allay a situation that has escalated
“The police would no doubt argue that provocative goal celebrations could incite crowd trouble.”
Verb
Opposite of to lessen or abate the effects of
“It is our duty not to spread rumors or false statements that can only worsen the situation.”
Verb
Opposite of to make colder or less hot
“Your dinner has gone cold, but you can heat it using the microwave.”
Verb
Opposite of to have the sensation of losing heat
“The sunset could not come quick enough, as the clan began to swelter in the dry desert.”
Verb
(typically precedes off) Opposite of to decrease the intensity of one's temperament
“Far from being diffident, gratulatory or admiring, patients may bubble with entitlement, seethe with rage and insist on constant approval.”
Verb
Opposite of to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
Noun
Opposite of a moderate state of coldness
“Stunningly beautiful golden rays of sunlight crested the horizon and he smiled at the warmth.”
Noun
Opposite of a calm or unwavering temperament
“They can be very hard on themselves and when exhausted, can lapse into states of hypertension, agitation, and acute anxiety.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of trendiness
“He argues that the definitive quality is his very unfashionableness.”
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