Associations to the word «Arid»

Wiktionary

ARID, adjective. Very dry.
ARID, adjective. Describing a very dry climate. Typically defined as less than 25 cm or 10 inches of rainfall annually.
ARID, adjective. Devoid of value.

Dictionary definition

ARID, adjective. Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross".
ARID, adjective. Lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats