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aridity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aridity  \A*rid"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Aridities}.  [L.  ariditas  fr 
  aridus.] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  arid  or  without  moisture; 
  dryness. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  Want  of  interest  of  feeling;  insensibility;  dryness 
  of  style  or  feeling;  spiritual  drought.  --Norris. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aridity 
  n  1:  a  condition  yielding  nothing  of  value  [syn:  {fruitlessness}, 
  {barrenness}]  [ant:  {fruitfulness}] 
  2:  a  permanent  absence  of  rainfall  [syn:  {aridness}] 




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