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See definition of desiccation on Dictionary.com
  • as indrought
  • as indryness
  • as inevaporation

synonyms for desiccation

  • lack
  • scarcity
  • aridity
  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • dehydration
  • insufficiency
  • need
  • want
  • dry spell
  • parchedness
  • rainlessness

antonyms for desiccation

MOST RELEVANT
  • abundance
  • excess
  • surplus
  • plenty
  • sufficiency
  • monsoon
  • wetness
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How to use desiccation in a sentence

Always, then, when we succeed in preserving from putrefaction this animal part, the other parts will be disposed to desiccation.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
These are natural mummies, or the result of simple desiccation, the skin resembling leather.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
The desiccation of Central Asia is still going on, as is also probably the upheaval of a great part of the continent.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
We must not omit that union of the parts of bodies which is the principal cause of induration and desiccation.
NOVUM ORGANUMFRANCIS BACON
This is the "grama" or "buffalo-grass," and, despite its look of utter desiccation, is highly nutritious.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
In fine, tanning is still a preparatory method for desiccation.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
Desiccation and immersion in liquids are the only means of preservation.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
It preserves bodies well, but appears to favour their desiccation.
HISTORY OF EMBALMINGJ. N. GANNAL
The hypothesis of progressive desiccation has been widely advocated.
CLIMATIC CHANGESELLSWORTH HUNTINGTON
It is only after the most complete desiccation that the colour acquires its greatest lustre.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DESICCATION

  • aridity
  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • dehydration
  • desiccation
  • dry spell
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • need
  • parchedness
  • rainlessness
  • scarcity
  • want
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.