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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Objectivity and detachment; Moderation in or abstinence from alcohol or other drugs; The condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water).

Usage examples (37)
  • Her manner assumed a dispassion and dryness very unlike her usual tone
  • That's a period of extreme but short-term dryness, often accompanied by high temperatures.
  • The primordial emotion that I associate with the dryness is impotency, a desperate resignation.
  • In the FSU, short-term dryness and hot weather are stressing summer crops in Russia And Ukraine. for more
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