Torridness
Torridness Tor"rid*ness, n. The quality or state of being torrid or parched. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • torridness — noun see torrid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • torridness — See torridity. * * * …   Universalium

  • torridness — noun The property of being torrid …   Wiktionary

  • torridness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Intense warmth: fervor, heat, hotness, torridity. See HOT …   English dictionary for students

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

  • torridness — tor·rid·ness …   English syllables

  • torridness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being torrid * * * torridˈity or torrˈidness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑torrid …   Useful english dictionary

  • heat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. high temperature (see heat); passion, rage, vehemence; rut, mating period. See sex, excitement. Ant., cold. II Quality of warmth Nouns 1. heat, caloric; warmth, ardor, fervor, fervency; incalescence …   English dictionary for students

  • Torridity — Tor*rid i*ty, n. Torridness. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torrid — adjective Etymology: Latin torridus, from torrēre Date: 1545 1. a. parched with heat especially of the sun ; hot < torrid sands > b. giving off intense heat ; scorching 2. ardent, passionate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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