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noun as in moisture

noun as in precipitation

noun as in stickiness

noun as in wet

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Example Sentences

Down clusters lose their ability to loft, and therefore provide warmth, if they get wet.

In wetter regions, warming temperatures are causing more water to evaporate, leading to more clouds.

This wet bulb 35 temperature—the combination of heat and humidity together that’s fatal to humans if they’re not in air conditioning—is already striking a few times a year around the world.

As the muscles cycle through wet, dry, wet, dry, their motion turns an electromagnetic generator, as long as there is water in the reservoir.

Their UltraDry membrane also keeps your feet from getting wet.

Shooting as we did above our knees in water, the rain did not make any appreciable difference in our great wetness.

He pressed a button on the bulb in his hand; Bart gasped, feeling cold wetness on his head.

The sensation of wetness is composed of that of cold and easy movement over surface.

This chap stopped and passed a few commonplace remarks about the wetness of the trench, etc., and then passed on.

She felt a lump in her throat, a smile on her lips, and a wetness in her eyes.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wetness, such as: evaporation, moisture, clamminess, dampness, dankness, and dew.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.