Definition of Dampness

1. Noun. A slight wetness.

Exact synonyms: Damp, Moistness
Generic synonyms: Wetness
Specialized synonyms: Clamminess, Dankness, Rawness
Derivative terms: Damp, Damp, Moist



Definition of Dampness

1. n. Moderate humidity; moisture; fogginess; moistness.

Definition of Dampness

1. Noun. Moderate humidity; moisture; fogginess; moistness. ¹

2. Noun. Degree to which something is damp or moist ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dampness

1. the state of being damp [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dampness

dampers
dampest
dampier
dampiest
dampiness
damping
damping off
damping off fungus
dampingly
dampings
dampish
dampishly
dampishness
damply
dampne
dampness (current term)
dampnesses
dampproof
dampproofed
dampproofing
dampproofs
damps
dampth
dampy
dams
damsel in distress
damselfish
damselfishes
damselflies

Literary usage of Dampness

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1. Journal of Social Science by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, Isaac Franklin Russell, American Social Science Association (1905)
"To this address and the report of Dr. Buchanan, of England, in 1867, on the "Distribution of Phthisis as affected by dampness of Soil," reference is often ..."

2. Journal of Social Science by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root, American Social Science Association, Isaac Franklin Russell (1905)
"To this address and the report of Dr. Buchanan, of England, in 1867, on the "Distribution of Phthisis as affected by dampness of Soil," reference is often ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"Influence of dampness. 3. Influence of light; of darkness; of weak light; of the rays of the spectrum; of light intensity; of carbon assimilation. 4. ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1906)
"Pneumonia, rheumatic fever, neuralgia and phthisis are a few of the more dreaded diseases caused by dampness in houses; and, in addition, there is always ..."

5. House-drainage and Sanitary Plumbing by William Paul Gerhard (1902)
"dampness OF WALLS. In order to prevent dampness of walls, that part of the ... Nothing will better prevent dampness in walls than a "damp- course " of some ..."

6. Forest Life by Caroline Matilda Kirkland (1844)
"Such moonlight as this would have been irresistible, but that with moonlight comes dew, and with dew dampness, and with dampness certain associations no ..."

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