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humid

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Adjective
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hu=mid

CIDE DICTIONARY

humida. [L. humidus, umidus, fr. humere, umere, to be moist; akin to uvidus moist, Gr. "ygro`s, Skr. uksh to wet, sprinkle, and Icel. vökr moist, and perh. to E. ox: cf. F. humide.].
     Containing sensible moisture; damp; moist; as, a humidair or atmosphere; somewhat wet or watery; as, humid earth; consisting of water or vapor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Evening cloud, or humid bow."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

humid, adj. (of the air or climate) warm and damp.

Derivative
humidly adv.
Etymology
F humide or L humidus f. umere be moist

THESAURUS

humid

boggy, clammy, close, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, fenny, marshy, moist, mucky, muggy, oppressive, rainy, roric, roriferous, sodden, soggy, steamy, sticky, stifling, stuffy, suffocating, sultry, swampy, sweltering, tacky, undried, wet, wettish

ROGET THESAURUS

humid

Moisture

N moisture, moistness, humidity, humectation, madefaction, dew, serein, marsh, hygrometry, hygrometer, moist, damp, watery, madid, roric, undried, humid, sultry, wet, dank, luggy, dewy, roral, rorid, roscid, juicy, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin, saturated, swashy, soggy, dabbled, reeking, dripping, soaking, soft, sodden, sloppy, muddy, swampy, irriguous.


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