Definition of Arid

1. Adjective. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall. "Miles of waterless country to cross"

Exact synonyms: Waterless
Similar to: Dry
Derivative terms: Aridity, Aridness, Waterlessness



2. Adjective. Lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless. "A prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"
Exact synonyms: Desiccate, Desiccated
Similar to: Dull

Definition of Arid

1. a. Exhausted of moisture; parched with heat; dry; barren.

Definition of Arid

1. Adjective. Very dry. ¹

2. Adjective. Describing a very dry climate. Typically defined as less than 25 cm or 10 inches of rainfall annually. ¹

3. Adjective. Devoid of value. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arid

1. extremely dry [adj -IDER, -IDEST] : ARIDLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arid

arhbarite
arhigosis
arhythmia
arhythmic
arhythmically
aria
arialike
arian
arianist
ariary
arias
ariboflavinoses
ariboflavinosis
aricine
arid (current term)
arider
aridest
aridification
aridisol
aridisols
aridities
aridity
aridly
aridness
aridnesses
ariel
ariel gazelle
ariels
aries

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