Examples of humid in a Sentence
the air was so humid that our beach towels hanging on the line never really got dry
Recent Examples of humid from the Web
On a hot, humid day, the NFC East rivals looked sloppy for the first three quarters.
Thanks to the advanced technology in premium paints, matte finishes are now as durable as semi-gloss finishes and can even be used in humid areas.
The men said the weather in Houston so far has been hot and very humid.
The end of summertime and the livin’ can sure seem sleazy in this humid heat.
Warmer, humid weather is expected to stick around through the rest of the week.
The air was expected to get more humid, and temperatures were forecast to dip into the high 40s at night, Shoemaker said.
The sun warmed the foliage in that strange way that makes the forest feel humid.
High pressure will only strengthen its grip on the area tomorrow, keeping us stuck in a pattern of hot, humid days and warm, muggy nights.
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Origin and Etymology of humid
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdamp, muggy, sticky, sultry
Related Wordssteamy, summerlike, summery, sweltering, torrid; semitropical (also semitropic), subhumid, subtropical (also subtropic), tropic, tropical; close, heavy, oppressive, smothering, stifling, stuffy, suffocating; clammy, dank, moist; awash, bathed, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, watery, wet
Near Antonymsbracing, cool, crisp, fresh, invigorating, refreshing; arid, baked, burned (or burnt), dehydrated, desert, droughty, dusty, parched, scorched, seared, semiarid, sere (also sear), sunbaked, thirsty, waterless
Synonym Discussion of humid
- slipped on the wet pavement
- clothes will mildew if stored in a damp place
- a prisoner in a cold, dank cell
- treat the injury with moist heat
- a hot, humid climate
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