Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Dampness; humidity.

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  • noun The state or quality of being dank.

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  • noun unpleasant wetness

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Examples

  • It's one of the few games that's really been able to convey "dankness" in a dungeon setting. login now to post a comment

    Destructoid

  • A slow, drizzly mist adding a moldy dankness to the chilly air.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The scent of chlorine mixed with the dankness in the air and whatever else was around that place.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • The scent of chlorine mixed with the dankness in the air and whatever else was around that place.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • J.C. nodded and I followed him down into the dark dankness of Zacharis' unfinished basement.

    The Dog Catcher

  • A slow, drizzly mist adding a moldy dankness to the chilly air.

    Earl of Durkness

  • A slow, drizzly mist adding a moldy dankness to the chilly air.

    Earl of Durkness

  • It delivered me to this unknown rock, where trees meet on hill-tops to tangle dark branches under fog shot with dankness and blight, and I am always welcome because I am the only one — and the funny birds who tell no jokes, and the giant bile-squirting flowers, and the delirious prancing monkeys, and I have nothing in particular to say, and I say it again and again 

    Sunk

  • The complete absence of light coupled with the chilly dankness of the air enfolding them was oppressive in the extreme.

    Shameless

  • The air was ripe with the rich, muddy dankness of the river as they walked along the levee.

    Captured by Moonlight

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