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 for chilliness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chilliness \Chill"i*ness\, n.
     1. A state or sensation of being chilly; a disagreeable
        sensation of coldness.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A moderate degree of coldness; disagreeable coldness or
        rawness; as, the chilliness of the air.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Formality; lack of warmth.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the property of being moderately cold; "the chilliness of
           early morning" [syn: chilliness, coolness, nip]
      2: a lack of affection or enthusiasm; "a distressing coldness of
         tone and manner" [syn: coldness, coolness, frigidity,
         frigidness, iciness, chilliness]

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