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  • adj. Somewhat damp
  • adj. Dejected; gloomy; sorrowful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat damp.
  • adj. Dejected; gloomy; sorrowful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat damp; moist: as, “dampy shade,”
  • Dejected; sorrowful: as, “dampy thoughts,”
  • In coal-mining, said of air when it is mixed with choke-damp to such an extent that candles will no longer burn in it.

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