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.
/ˈhjuːmɪd/
adjective
1.
moist; damp: a humid day
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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