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Meaning of ARIDITY

Pronunciation:  u'riditee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a condition yielding nothing of value
  2. [n]  a permanent absence of rainfall
 

ARIDITY is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: aridness, barrenness, fruitlessness
 
 Antonyms: fecundity, fruitfulness
 
 See Also: dryness, poorness, quality, unproductiveness, waterlessness, xerotes

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*rid"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Aridities}. [L. ariditas, fr.
aridus.]
1. The state or quality of being arid or without moisture;
   dryness.

2. Fig.: Want of interest of feeling; insensibility; dryness
   of style or feeling; spiritual drought. --Norris.

 

 

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