Dampened vs Moisture - What's the difference?
As a verb dampened
As a noun moisture is
a moderate degree of wetness.
To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.
To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.
* The Century
* 2007 October 16, Jane E. Brody, “Despite Strides, Listeria Needs Vigilance”, ,
- In a way that considerably dampened our enthusiasm.
To become damp; to deaden.
- 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.
A moderate degree of wetness.
That which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid; liquid in small quantity.
(medicine) Skin moisture noted as dry, moist, clammy, or diaphoretic as part of the skin signs assessment.
- All my body’s moisture Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heat. -