Synonyms and Antonyms of watery
1 containing, covered with, or thoroughly penetrated by water the soft, watery earth of the marshland Synonyms awash, bathed, bedraggled, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, logged, saturate, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, water-soaked, wetRelated Words deluged, drowned, flooded, inundated, overflowed; submerged, swamped; hydrated; dipped, dunked, splashed; aqueous; steeped; flushed, irrigated, laved, rinsed, sluiced; clammy, damp, dampish, dank, humid, moist, semimoist, wettish; boggy, miry, seepy, sloppy, squashyNear Antonyms bone-dry, hyperarid, ultradry; waterproof, water-repellent, water-resistant, watertight; baked, dehydrated, freeze-dried; droughty, parched, sere (also sear), sunbaked, thirsty; wrungAntonyms arid, dry, unwatered, waterless
2 having an overly soft liquid consistency watery oatmeal Synonyms soupy, runnyRelated Words flowing, fluent, fluid, liquefied; dilute, diluted, thin, thinned, watered-down, weak, weakened; sloshy, slushy, soggy, waterlogged, wetNear Antonyms ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscid, viscous; creamy, heavy, thick, thickened, thickish; gelatinous, gluey, glutinous, gooey, gummy, sticky
3 not containing very much of some important element a watery lemonade Synonyms dilute, diluted, thin, thinned, washy, weak, weakenedRelated Words adulterated, watered-downNear Antonyms enriched, fortified; concentrated, condensed, evaporatedAntonyms full-bodied, rich, strong
4 lacking in qualities that make for spirit and character political correctness has resulted in a lot of history books being written in very watery prose Synonyms banal, flat, insipid, milk-and-water, namby-pamby, wishy-washyRelated Words unexciting, uninspiring, unrewarding; bland, boring, drab, dreary, dry, dull, heavy, humdrum, jading, leaden, lifeless, monotonous, pedestrian, ponderous, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, vapid, wearisome, weary, wearying; inane; innocuous, inoffensive; mild, soft, subdued, tame, weak; common, commonplace, ordinary, stale, unexceptionalNear Antonyms piquant, poignant, pungent, racy, spicy; meaty, substantial; entertaining, exciting, galvanizing, inspiring, invigorating, thrilling
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