What is the opposite of cool?

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Adjective
Opposite for marked by somewhat low temperature
“The county has warm summers with occasional hot spells and cool rainy periods.”
Adjective
Opposite for being in control of one's emotions
“The saxophonist plays with an agitated energy coupled with an abrasive tone.”
Adjective
Opposite for 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
(informal) Opposite for marked by a characteristic deemed as being impressive with regards to fashion
“The younger generation appear to have the impression that I am rather uncool.”
Adjective
Opposite for calmly audacious
“Those are the actions of a timid bureaucrat trying to rid himself of an unwanted problem.”
Adjective
Opposite for deemed to be satisfactory
“This mess is absolutely unacceptable.”
Verb
Opposite for to allay a situation that has escalated
“The police would no doubt argue that provocative goal celebrations could incite crowd trouble.”
Verb
Opposite for 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 for to make colder or less hot
“Your dinner has gone cold, but you can heat it using the microwave.”
Verb
Opposite for 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 for 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.”
Noun
Opposite for a moderate state of coldness
“Stunningly beautiful golden rays of sunlight crested the horizon and he smiled at the warmth.”
Noun
Opposite for 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 for a state of trendiness
“He argues that the definitive quality is his very unfashionableness.”
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