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humid

[hyoo-mid or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mɪd or, often, ˈyu-/
adjective
1.
containing a high amount of water or water vapor; noticeably moist:
humid air; a humid climate.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin (h)ūmidus, equivalent to (h)ūm(ēre) to be moist + -idus -id4
Related forms
humidly, adverb
humidness, noun
subhumid, adjective
unhumid, adjective
Synonyms
dank, wet. See damp.
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humid

/ˈhjuːmɪd/
adjective
1.
moist; damp: a humid day
Derived Forms
humidly, adverb
humidness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin ūmidus, from ūmēre to be wet; see humectant, humour
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Word Origin and History for un humid

humid

adj.

early 15c., from Old French humide or directly from Latin humidus "moist, wet," variant (probably by influence of humus "earth") of umidus, from umere "be moist," from PIE *wegw- "wet."

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