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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fruitlessness, aridity, barrennessnoun

    the quality of yielding nothing of value

  2. aridity, aridness, thirstinessnoun

    a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)

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  1. ariditynoun

    A long term lack of rainfall or moisture.

    Etymology: aridité, from "dryness"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ariditynoun

    the state or quality of being arid or without moisture; dryness

    Etymology: [L. ariditas, fr. aridus.]

  2. Ariditynoun

    fig.: Want of interest of feeling; insensibility; dryness of style or feeling; spiritual drought

    Etymology: [L. ariditas, fr. aridus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aridity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aridity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of aridity in a Sentence

  1. State Lands ' Kayli Yardley:

    Here in Utah, we are seeing weather typical of the 1930s during the Dust Bowl. It is so dry, and you have that aridity in the earth, and you get a fire that is sucking all the moisture out of the air. You're going to have these crazy, catastrophic fires.

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