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WETNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wetness mean? 

WETNESS (noun)
  The noun WETNESS has 1 sense:

1. the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

  Familiarity information: WETNESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WETNESS (noun)


Sense 1wetness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks

Hypernyms ("wetness" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)

Attribute:

wet (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water)

dry (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wetness"):

muddiness; sloppiness; wateriness (the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water)

moisture; wet (wetness caused by water)

humidity; humidness (wetness in the atmosphere)

damp; dampness; moistness (a slight wetness)

sogginess (a heavy wetness)

Antonym:

dryness (the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water))


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