polar adj

Med. L. polār-is < L. pol-us, see pole + L. ār-em, of the kind of, belonging to.

  1. Arctic; glacial; frozen; icy; bitterly cold; of the region surrounding the north pole.
  2. Harsh; intense, severe; tortuous; difficult; filled with trial and tribulation.
  3. Solitary; remote; cut off from human companionship.