Dampness in a sentence

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Definition of Dampness

  • Moderate humidity; moisture; fogginess; moistness.
  • a slight wetness

How to use dampness in a sentence. Dampness pronunciation.

Not for its dampness, though it is very damp.
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Move, move, move forwards; I am as stout as Hercules, my breeches are full of courage; my heart trembles a little, I own, but that's only an effect of the coldness and dampness of this vault; 'tis neither fear nor ague.
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A slight freshness and dampness was visible in its atmosphere, and the gentle gurgling of water broke its heavy stillness.
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I was holding it when Veronica entered, bringing with her an atmosphere of dampness.
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He was trying to loose the wire rib-joint from Dennie's hair, which the dampness was rolling in soft little ringlets about her forehead and neck.
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Dampness and decay, unsavory odors and impure air, chilly bedrooms and cold floors, will be unknown.
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There was a rough cavern close at hand; and as most of these openings condensed their general dampness somewhere in quiet pools, Aristides turned into the first one.
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So were the few green tussocks, with their scant blades, their amphibious flavor, and unpleasant dampness.
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There was the forest flavor of dampness about it, and a slight spicing of pine.
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The green timber along the walls seemed to be sprouting, and sent a dampness even through the "b'arskin.
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Also, the clean-cut stump must be horizontal, otherwise the rain would soften the fragile edifice of clay and soon lay it low; also, the stump must not be lying on the ground and must be kept at some distance from the dampness of the soil.
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Let us, therefore, lift the stones and dig into the mound until the excessive dampness of the subsoil tells us that it is useless to look lower down.
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They wished to ascertain how deep the bones lay, and dug through them between four and seven feet, but found them quite as plentiful as at the top: on coming to this depth, dampness appeared, and an unpleasant effluvia arising, obliged them to desist.
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They would willingly have remained longer on the sod of the sloping hill, and have stretched themselves over the outspread turf, had they not feared its dampness.
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It had come on to rain, and the raw dampness mingled itself with the dusky uproar of the Strand.
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The rock seems to have no more dampness than any other wall.
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But remembering Mrs Greenly's oft-repeated warnings against exposing herself to dampness, she did not like to venture in the rain.
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Sophie, more than once, came to the door, and begged us to come in, for fear of the dampness and the cold, but no one heeded her suggestion.
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For the gatehouse stood just above the Slough of Despond, and that itself filled the air of the place with a dampness and a depression that could be felt.
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The grim dampness of the English climate was too rigorous for a life that needed sunshine.
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Examples of Dampness

Example #1
Nor for its desolate condition, though it is as desolate and neglected as house can be.
Example #2
Not for its dreariness, though it is very dreary.
Example #3
Come on, move on, piss, pish, push on.
Example #4
However, I thought to have reserved my life for some mighty battle.
Example #5
There was a new quality come into it, and, strangely, an old quality gone out from it.
Example #6
Max staggered out of the cave of the golden dragon.