Thirstiness Thirst"i*ness, n. The state of being thirsty; thirst. [1913 Webster]

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  • thirstiness — thirsty ► ADJECTIVE (thirstier, thirstiest) 1) feeling thirst. 2) (of an engine, plant, or crop) consuming a lot of fuel or water. 3) causing thirst: modelling is thirsty work. 4) (thirsty for) having or showing a strong desire for. D …   English terms dictionary

  • thirstiness — noun see thirsty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thirstiness — See thirstily. * * * …   Universalium

  • thirstiness — noun The property of being thirsty. It was not the heat that caused his thirstyness, it was the low humidity …   Wiktionary

  • thirstiness — thirst·i·ness || ðɜrstɪnɪs / ðɜːst n. strong desire or craving to drink, need to drink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thirstiness — thirst·i·ness …   English syllables

  • thirstiness — noun 1. a physiological need to drink • Syn: ↑thirst • Derivationally related forms: ↑thirsty, ↑thirsty (for: ↑thirst), ↑thirst (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • aridity — noun 1. the quality of yielding nothing of value (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fruitlessness, ↑barrenness • Ant: ↑fruitfulness (for: ↑fruitlessness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • aridness — noun a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall) • Syn: ↑aridity, ↑thirstiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑thirsty (for: ↑thirstiness), ↑arid, ↑arid …   Useful english dictionary

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