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arid - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'arid' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Arid [ a.]
- Exhausted of moisture; parched with heat; dry; barren.

Meaning of 'arid' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . arid [ s]
Meaning (1):
- lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
Example in sentence:
  • a desiccate romance;
  • a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery;
  • a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
Meaning (2):
- lacking sufficient water or rainfall
Example in sentence:
  • a waterless well;
  • an arid climate;
  • miles of waterless country to cross