aridity

Primary Meanings of aridity

1.
n
a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)
2.
n
the quality of yielding nothing of value
Full Definitions of aridity
1

n a deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall)

Synonyms:
aridness, thirstiness
Type of:
dryness, waterlessness, xerotes
the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
2

n the quality of yielding nothing of value

Synonyms:
barrenness, fruitlessness
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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