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Definition of "dryness" []

  • A lack of moisture (noun)
  • The degree to which something is dry (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dryness" in a sentence
  • "The primordial emotion that I associate with the dryness is impotency, a desperate resignation."
  • "Sjogren's syndrome "targets and destroys over time the exocrine glands responsible for tear production and saliva -- and is characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes," said Dr. Michael Belmont, an associate professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology at NYU Langone Medical Center and medical director for Hospital for Joint Diseases."
  • "The dryness is a striking fact, for until this moment of recollection, I know it only as a fountain that furiously spurts; I am accustomed to leaping away from its spray."