Parchedness
Parchedness \Parch"ed*ness\, n. The state of being parched. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • parchedness — n. extreme dryness; thirstiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parchedness — parched·ness …   English syllables

  • parchedness — chə̇dnə̇s, ch(t)n noun ( es) : the quality or state of being parched * * * parchˈedness (or /pärchtˈ/) noun • • • Main Entry: ↑parch …   Useful english dictionary

  • rmṣ́ — West Semitic, to burn, be(come) scorched. Ramadan, from Arabic ramaḍān, from ramaḍ, parchedness, from ramiḍa, to be(come) scorched. * * * …   Universalium

  • parch — parchable, adj. parchedly /pahr chid lee, pahrcht /, adv. parchedness, n. parchingly, adv. /pahrch/, v.t. 1. to make extremely, excessively, or completely dry, as heat, sun, and wind do. 2. to make dry, hot, or thirsty: Walking in the sun parched …   Universalium

  • dryness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of moisture Nouns 1. dryness, aridity, aridness; desiccation, dehydration, anhydration, dehumidification; thirst; drainage; curing, mummification, freeze drying (see preservation); evaporation. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • thirst — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dryness; craving, desire; dipsomania, thirstiness, parchedness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. dryness, need for liquid, longing, craving; see appetite 1 , deSire . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n.… …   English dictionary for students

  • torridity — n. parchedness, dryness, aridity; fierceness, passion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • torridness — n. aridity, dryness, parchedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aridity — n. 1. Dryness, aridness, parchedness, siccity, want of moisture, sterility, barrenness, unfertility. 2. Dryness, want of interest, dulness, pointlessness, jejuneness, unsuggestiveness, barrenness, infecundity, sterility. 3. Dulness, insensibility …   New dictionary of synonyms

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