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Synonyms for damp
dæmp

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damp

    Synonyms:
    chill, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn

    Antonyms:
    allure, attract, cajole, captivate, coax, decoy, draw, entice, inveigle, lure, seduce, tempt, win

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damp

    Synonyms:
    cool, blunt, dishearten, quench, slack, moderate, humid, wet, moist, discourage, discountenance, repress

    Antonyms:
    urge, inflame, incite, fan, excite

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damp, dampness, moistnessadjective

    a slight wetness

    Synonyms:
    dampness, moistness

    Antonyms:
    dry

  2. damp, dampish, moistverb

    slightly wet

    "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

    Synonyms:
    dampish, moist

    Antonyms:
    dry

  3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone downverb

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

    Synonyms:
    muffle, wash, stifle, mute, pall, numb, moderate, moisten, weaken, benumb, repress, break, soften, tone down, dull, smother, blunt, deaden, dampen, tame, strangle

    Antonyms:
    dry

  4. dampverb

    restrain or discourage

    "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"

    Synonyms:
    tone down, mute, weaken, dull, deaden, break, dampen, muffle, soften

    Antonyms:
    dry

  5. dampen, deaden, dampverb

    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

    "muffle the message"

    Synonyms:
    stifle, mute, weaken, dull, wash, deaden, muffle, blunt, dampen, girdle, tone down, break, moisten, soften

    Antonyms:
    dry

  6. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, breakverb

    lessen in force or effect

    "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

    Synonyms:
    crack, step down, break away, give way, soften, mince, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, part, wash, counteract, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, cushion, muffle, split, give away, smash, dull, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, pause, divulge, buffer, let on, get around, interrupt, wear out, cave in, deaden, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, subvert, better, burst, go bad, break off, tone down, disclose, bust, erupt, moisten, relent, recrudesce, undermine, stifle, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, de-escalate, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, mute, expose, break, moderate, discontinue, intermit, countermine, yield, wear, sabotage

    Antonyms:
    dry

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dampnoun

    Synonyms:
    moisture, vapor, fog, dampness

  2. dampadjective

    Synonyms:
    moist, humid, dank, wet

  3. dampverb

    Synonyms:
    moisten, dampen

  4. dampverb

    Synonyms:
    check, repress, restrain, moderate, allay, abate

  5. dampverb

    Synonyms:
    chill, deaden, depress, deject

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dampadjective

    Synonyms:
    moist, wet, humid, dank

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "damp":

    wet, humid, moist, moisture, wetland, wet-type, humidity

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How to use damp in a sentence?

  1. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him

  2. Devesh Mamtani:

    The sanctions on Iran have turned out to be a damp squib for the time being with the Trump administration granting exemptions, the exemptions have even surprised Saudi Arabia as oil supplies from Iran are likely to spike in the coming days.

  3. Joseph Addison:

    Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how often it breaks the gloom which is apt to depress the mind and damp our spirits, with transient, unexpected gleams of joy, one would take care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life.

  4. Pete Cunningham:

    If I want to buy a new house then I can go around and I can check to see whether there is damp patches around or whether the current owners have painted over and tried to hide any issues with leaks or damp patches, so that's another great example, also silly things like I'm going into the bakers and getting the freshest bread, you can point the phone up and identify where the freshest bread is. Or I let my dog out in the evening and it's pitch black, so now I can find my dog without having to chase around and rummage in bushes.

  5. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Grief, after all, is like smoking in a damp country — what was at first a necessity becomes afterwards an indulgence.

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Translations for damp

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  • потиснатост, затихвам, влажност, задушавам, потиснат, униние, заглушавам, влажен, влага, унил, овлажнявам, рудничен газBulgarian
  • humitat, humitCatalan, Valencian
  • vlhkýCzech
  • fugtigDanish
  • ersticken, dämpfen, Feuchtigkeit, anfeuchten, befeuchten, feucht, abdampfenGerman
  • humedecer, húmedo, amortiguar, humedadSpanish
  • نمناکPersian
  • kosteus, vaimentaa, sammuttaa, kostuttaa, kaivoskaasu, kostea, tukahduttaaFinnish
  • mouiller, mouillé, humide, amortir, mouillée, humidité, moite, humidifierFrench
  • नमHindi
  • lembapIndonesian
  • humidaIdo
  • rakiIcelandic
  • smorzare, umidità, soffocare, inumidire, umido, bagnato, rallentare, grisùItalian
  • לחHebrew
  • 湿る, 湿っぽいJapanese
  • ნოტიოGeorgian
  • valgans, valgs, mitrs, miklsLatvian
  • whakanotiMāori
  • lembapMalay
  • klamDutch
  • wilgotnyPolish
  • úmido, umidade, amortecerPortuguese
  • umedRomanian
  • сырой, влажныйRussian
  • fuktighet, fukta, fuktig, dämpaSwedish
  • nem, rutubet, nemli, rutubetliTurkish
  • 潮湿Chinese

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