arido

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin āridus (dry”, “withered).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ri.do/
  • Rhymes: -arido
  • Hyphenation: à‧ri‧do

Adjective[edit]

arido (feminine arida, masculine plural aridi, feminine plural aride)

  1. dry, arid
    Synonyms: asciutto, riarso, secco
    Antonyms: bagnato, umido
  2. (by extension) barren, infertile, sterile
    Synonyms: infecondo, improduttivo, infruttifero, sterile
    Antonyms: fecondo, fertile, fruttifero, generoso, produttivo, ricco, (literary) ferace, (literary) ubertoso
  3. (by extension, rare, of places) desolate, bleak
    Synonyms: brullo, desolato, spoglio
    Antonyms: fiorente, lussureggiante, rigoglioso
  4. (figuratively) unfeeling, insensitive
    Synonyms: gretto, insensibile, meschino
    Antonyms: affettuoso, caloroso, premuroso, sensibile
  5. (figuratively) narrow-minded, provincial
    Synonyms: gretto, ottuso, sterile
    Antonyms: acuto, brillante, creativo
  6. (figuratively, of art) bland, inexpressive
    Synonyms: inespressivo, insulso, piatto, scialbo
    Antonyms: brillante, brioso, espressivo

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Noun[edit]

arido m (plural aridi)

  1. (especially in plural) dry goods

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

āridō

  1. dative masculine singular of āridus
  2. dative neuter singular of āridus
  3. ablative masculine singular of āridus
  4. ablative neuter singular of āridus