ETYM Cf. dial, Swed. dank a moist place in a field, Icel. dökk pit, pool; possibly akin to Eng. damp or to daggle dew.
Damp; moist; humid; wet.
ETYM Latin humidus, umidus, from humere, umere, to be moist; akin to uvidus moist, Greek hygros, Skr. uksh to wet, sprinkle, and Icel. vökr moist, and perh. to Eng. ox: cf. French humide.
Containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor.
ETYM Old Eng. moiste, Old Fren. moiste, French moite, from Latin muccidus, for mucidus, moldy, musty. Related to Mucus, Mucid.
1. Slightly or moderately wet; damp.
3. Characterized by high humidity.
4. Moderately wet; damp; humid; not dry.
Lacking neatness or order
1. Dull or expressionless especially from continued indulgence in alcoholic beverages; torpid, sluggish
2. Heavy with or as if with moisture or water; heavy or doughy because of imperfect cooking