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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·rid·i·ty n.; pl. Aridities
 1. The state or quality of being arid or without moisture; dryness.
 2. Fig.: Want of interest of feeling; insensibility; dryness of style or feeling; spiritual drought.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a condition yielding nothing of value [syn: fruitlessness,
            barrenness] [ant: fruitfulness]
      2: a permanent absence of rainfall [syn: aridness]