humid

[ hyoo-mid or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu mɪd or, often, ˈyu- /

adjective

containing a high amount of water or water vapor; noticeably moist: humid air; a humid climate.

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Origin of humid

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin (h)ūmidus, equivalent to (h)ūm(ēre) to be moist + -idus -id4

SYNONYMS FOR humid

synonym study for humid

See damp.

OTHER WORDS FROM humid

hu·mid·ly, adverbhu·mid·ness, nounsub·hu·mid, adjectiveun·hu·mid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subhumid

humid
/ (ˈhjuːmɪd) /

adjective

moist; dampa humid day

Derived forms of humid

humidly, adverbhumidness, noun

Word Origin for humid

C16: from Latin ūmidus, from ūmēre to be wet; see humectant, humour
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