damp·eneddamp·en·ing \ˈdamp-niŋ, ˈdam-pə-\
: to check or diminish the activity or vigor of : deaden <the heat dampened our spirits>
: to make damp <the shower barely dampened the ground>
: to become deadened or depressed
— damp·en·er \-nər\ noun
Examples of DAMPEN
- Dampen the spot with a wet cloth.
- The shower barely dampened the ground.
- We wouldn't let the bad weather dampen our excitement.
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