wetness


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wetness \Wet"ness\, n.
   1. The quality or state of being wet; moisture; humidity; as,
      the wetness of land; the wetness of a cloth.
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   2. A watery or moist state of the atmosphere; a state of
      being rainy, foggy, or misty; as, the wetness of weather
      or the season.
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   Note: Wetness generally implies more water or liquid than is
         implied by humidness or moisture.
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   3. Sweat or sweating; -- a euphemism. [Colloq.]
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