Definition of Torridity

1. Noun. Extreme heat.

Generic synonyms: Heat, High Temperature, Hotness
Derivative terms: Torrid



Definition of Torridity

1. n. Torridness.

Definition of Torridity

1. Noun. The property of being torrid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Torridity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torridity

torrented
torrential
torrentially
torrenting
torrents
torrentuous
torret
torrets
torreyite
torricellian
torrid zone
torrider
torridest
torridities
torridity (current term)
torridly
torridness
torridnesses
torrified
torrifies
torrify
torrifying
torril
torrils
torrock
torrocks
torroid
torrs
tors

Literary usage of Torridity

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... the engineers were compelled to devise means to ameliorate the resulting conditions of torridity, in which the temperature frequently rose to 110° F. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1922)
"... and the lower Miocene of Florida (it is obvious that the advocates of former torridity can exactly reverse the bread-fruit argument), so that one must ..."

3. Certain Delightful English Towns: With Glimpses of the Pleasant Country Between by William Dean Howells (1906)
"... in the torridity of an adoptive climate, but our ancestral suns were no hotter than those of the English are now; and where we have kept their effect in ..."

4. Certain Delightful English Towns: With Glimpses of the Pleasant Country Between by William Dean Howells (1906)
"We boil in the torridity of an adoptive climate, but our ancestral suns were no hotter than those of the English are now; and where we have kept their ..."

5. Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C. by J. Kirkpatrick Flack (1920)
""He was a discoverer and sought the discoverable without regard to personal danger and discomfort in the torridity of Africa and in the pestilential airs of ..."

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