HyperDic: aridity

English > 2 senses of the word aridity:
NOUNattributearidity, fruitlessness, barrennessthe quality of yielding nothing of value
statearidity, aridness, thirstinessa deficiency / deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)
English > aridity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of yielding nothing of value.
Synonymsfruitlessness, barrenness
Narrowerpoornessless than adequate
unproductivenessThe quality of lacking the power to produce
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositefruitfulness, fecundityThe quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
Spanisharidez, esterilidad, infructuosidad
Catalanaridesa, esterilitat, infructuositat
English > aridity: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA deficiency / deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall).
Synonymsaridness, thirstiness
Broaderdryness, waterlessness, xerotesThe condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
Spanisharidez
Catalanaridesa
Adjectivesaridlacking sufficient water or rainfall

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