Dampened vs Moisture - What's the difference?

dampened | moisture |


As a verb dampened

is (dampen).

As a noun moisture is

a moderate degree of wetness.

dampened

English

Verb

(head)
  • (dampen)

  • dampen

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.
  • To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
  • * The Century
  • In a way that considerably dampened our enthusiasm.
  • * 2007 October 16, Jane E. Brody, “Despite Strides, Listeria Needs Vigilance”, ,
  • Pregnant women are 20 times as likely as other healthy young women to contract listeriosis, probably because in pregnancy the immune system is dampened to prevent rejection of the fetus.
  • To become damp; to deaden.
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    moisture

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia moisture) (en-noun)
  • A moderate degree of wetness.
  • :(Francis Bacon)
  • That which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid; liquid in small quantity.
  • All my body’s moisture Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heat. -
  • (medicine) Skin moisture noted as dry, moist, clammy, or diaphoretic as part of the skin signs assessment.
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