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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A condition yielding nothing of value; A deficiency of moisture (especially when resulting from a permanent absence of rainfall).

Usage examples (31)
  • The region is considered to be an island of long-term aridity in a sea of climatic change.
  • We are already observing what appear to be trends towards increasing, long-term aridity in parts of the world.
  • The aridity of the country generally held them back.
  • Plants are adapted to aridity by several mechanisms. for more
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