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dampness

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Pronunciation: /ˈdampnəs
 
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Definition of dampness in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The state or condition of being slightly wet: the dampness in the air
More example sentences
  • They are concerned that heavy natural dampness in the wetland area could spell trouble for residents' health if homes are built there.
  • Its beauty is dependent on its dampness and greenness, and it looks awful when it is too dry.
  • In the winter dampness, the smell of the mule dung and the mangoes was suffocating.
Synonyms
moisture, damp, humidity, wetness, wet, water, liquid, condensation, steam, vapour, clamminess, mugginess, dankness, wateriness;
rain, raininess, dew, drizzle, precipitation, spray;
perspiration, sweat

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