What does dryness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dryness, waterlessness, xerotes(noun)

    the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

  2. sobriety, dryness(noun)

    moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs

  3. dispassion, dispassionateness, dryness(noun)

    objectivity and detachment

    "her manner assumed a dispassion and dryness very unlike her usual tone"


  1. dryness(Noun)

    a lack of moisture

    Etymology: dry + -ness

  2. dryness(Noun)

    the degree to which something is dry

    Etymology: dry + -ness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dryness(noun)

    the state of being dry. See Dry


  1. Dryness

    Dryness is a property of alcoholic beverages that describes the lack of a sweet taste. This may be due to a lack of sugars, the presence of some other taste that masks sweetness, or an underabundance of simple carbohydrates that can be converted to sugar by enzymes in the mouth. The term "dry" may be applied to types of beer, wine, distilled spirits, or any other form of alcoholic beverage. In a dry martini the dryness refers to the amount of vermouth used in the drink. A very dry martini refers to a martini with little or no vermouth.

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How to say dryness in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dryness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dryness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dryness in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Holzman:

    We don’t blink as much when we look at screens, which causes dryness.

  2. Jim McCormick:

    Your two things are dryness issues, combined with another shot of cold weather at the end of the week, putting a weather premium back into the market.

  3. Joshua Zeichner:

    Soap has a high pH that can disrupt the outer layer of your skin and cause inflammation and dryness.

  4. Palle Jakobsen:

    Denmark's harvest is suffering from the dryness and if rain came it could stop further deterioration but probably not improve the picture, denmark may have to import more wheat in the new season from the EU.

  5. Jane Fonda:

    Frankie is concerned about vaginal dryness being a problem, so she gives me her vaginal lubricant that she has made from yams and I thought it was jam and have been putting it on my toast.

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