Dampened vs Saturated - What's the difference?

dampened | saturated |

As verbs the difference between dampened and saturated

is that dampened is (dampen) while saturated is (saturate).

As an adjective saturated is

(not comparable) full; unable to hold or contain any more.




  • (dampen)

  • dampen



    (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.
  • Anagrams

    * * English ergative verbs ----




  • (saturate)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) Full; unable to hold or contain any more.
  • (comparable) Soaked or drenched with moisture.
  • (not comparable, chemistry, of a solution) Containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved at a given temperature.
  • (chemistry) Having all available valence bonds filled; especially of any organic compound containing only single bonds between carbon atoms.