Siccity
Siccity Sic"ci*ty, n. [L. siccitas, fr. siccus dry.] Dryness; aridity; destitution of moisture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The siccity and dryness of its flesh. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • siccity — /sikˈsi ti/ noun Dryness • • • Main Entry: ↑siccative …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Dryness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dryness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dryness dryness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 siccity siccity aridity drought ebb tide low water GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 exsiccation| exsiccation| desiccation …   English dictionary for students

  • 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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