Definition of Dampest

1. Adjective. (superlative of damp) Most damp. ¹



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Definition of Dampest

1. damp [adj] - See also: damp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dampest

damp squib
damp squibs
damp squid
damp squids
damped
dampen
dampened
dampener
dampeners
dampening
dampeningly
dampens
damper
damper block
dampers
dampest (current term)
dampier
dampiest
dampiness
damping
damping off
damping off fungus
dampingly
dampings
dampish
dampishly
dampishness
damply
dampne
dampness

Literary usage of Dampest

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1. A Practical Guide to the Climates and Weather of India, Ceylon and Burmah by Henry Francis Blanford (1889)
"Hence the driest parts of India have an average humidity a little below 50, the dampest about 80. Mountains, but not high plains, have a damper atmosphere ..."

2. Symons's Meteorological Magazine (1901)
"Lowest „ ,, Greatest range in year Least „ „ Greatest mean daily range Least ,, ,, „ Highest mean temp Lowest „ „ Driest station dampest ,, Highest temp, ..."

3. Famous Americans of Recent Times by James Parton (1867)
"In the dampest corner of the dampest cellar, no mould gathers upon it, no decay penetrates it. In the hottest garret, it never warps or cracks. ..."

4. Himalayan journals; or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1855)
"The descent was as abrupt as that of the east face, but through less dense forest; the Sikkim side being much the dampest. I encamped at dark near a small ..."

5. Vancouver Island and British Columbia: Where They Are; what They Are; and by Alexander Rattray (1862)
"The dampest months of the year were from September to January inclusive, the dampest of all being October, when fogs are often prevalent. ..."

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