dankness
noun see dank

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dankness — dank ► ADJECTIVE ▪ damp and cold. DERIVATIVES dankly adverb dankness noun. ORIGIN probably Scandinavian …   English terms dictionary

  • dankness — See dankly. * * * …   Universalium

  • dankness — noun The state or quality of being dank …   Wiktionary

  • dankness — n. wetness, clamminess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dankness — dank·ness …   English syllables

  • dankness — noun unpleasant wetness • Syn: ↑clamminess • Derivationally related forms: ↑clammy (for: ↑clamminess), ↑dank • Hypernyms: ↑damp, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • humidity — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. moisture, wetness, dampness, mugginess, dankness, heaviness, sogginess, thickness, fogginess, wet, sultriness, steaminess, steam, vaporization, dankness, evaporation, sweatiness, humectation, dewiness, humidification,… …   English dictionary for students

  • clamminess — noun unpleasant wetness • Syn: ↑dankness • Derivationally related forms: ↑clammy, ↑dank (for: ↑dankness) • Hypernyms: ↑damp, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dank — adjective Etymology: Middle English danke Date: 1573 unpleasantly moist or wet < a dank basement > Synonyms: see wet • dankly adverb • dankness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • damp — dampish, adj. dampishly, adv. dampishness, n. damply, adv. dampness, n. /damp/, adj., damper, dampest, n., v. adj. 1. slightly wet; moist: damp weather; a damp towel …   Universalium

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