aridity

Definitions of aridity
  1. noun
    a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)
    synonyms: aridness, thirstiness
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    type of:
    dryness, waterlessness, xerotes
    the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
  2. noun
    the quality of yielding nothing of value
    synonyms: barrenness, fruitlessness
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    Antonyms:
    fecundity, fruitfulness
    the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
    types:
    poorness
    less than adequate
    unproductiveness
    the quality of lacking the power to produce
    type of:
    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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