humidity

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English humidite, from Old French humidité, from Medieval Latin humiditas, from Latin umidus (damp, moist, wet).

Morphologically humid +‎ -ity

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  • IPA(key): /hjuˈmɪd.ɪ.ti/
  • Hyphenation: hu‧mi‧di‧ty
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Noun[edit]

humidity (usually uncountable, plural humidities)

  1. Dampness, especially that of the air.
  2. The amount of water vapour in the air.

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