adjective, damp·er, damp·est.
verb (used with object)
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The rock to which he had been chained was still wet, and he noticed that the dampness existed far above his head.Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer|Cyrus Townsend Brady
They would hardly go off that way—in the dampness of the night—without having taken more than they wore when I started on my walk.Tom Fairfield in Camp|Allen Chapman
The entire crew was suffering from putrid fever, probably owing to the dampness of the new vessel.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
It will be warm and dry, saving many losses from wet feet and diseases brought on by dampness and cold.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
In this way, the asphalt is held in position, and is an absolute prevention of dampness.Rural Hygiene|Henry N. Ogden