Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being rainless; lack of rain; drought

Etymologies

rainless +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is impossible to praise the climate too highly, with its bright sky, cool dry air, and five months of rainlessness; but

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • I think this is more likely to be the truth: Old-fashioned gardens used low plant densities to survive inevitable spells of rainlessness.

    Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway

  • The time, too, was unfortunate, after no rain for weeks; for rainlessness, besides doubling the native stock of dust, brings out to the full the ancestral Etruscan odors of Perugia.

    The Woman Who Did

  • Thankfully, Billy Bragg can whinge to himself a while longer and my rainlessness is found back in the Guardian tent for the best slice of LDN in the shapely shape

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

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