Dampest
Damp Damp (d[a^]mp), a. [Compar. {Damper}; superl. {Dampest}.] 1. Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist; humid. [1913 Webster]

O'erspread with a damp sweat and holy fear. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Dejected; depressed; sunk. [R.] [1913 Webster]

All these and more came flocking, but with looks Downcast and damp. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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