drought definition

  • noun:
    • a lengthy amount of abnormally low rain, particularly the one that adversely impacts developing or living conditions.
    • an extended dearth or shortage.
    • a time period of substandard rain, much longer and more extreme than a dry enchantment
    • A longer than expected term without success, particularly in recreation.
    • Dryness; want of rainfall or of water; especially, these types of dryness of this weather as affects the planet earth, and prevents the rise of flowers; aridity.
    • Thirst; desire of beverage.
    • Scarcity; shortage.
    • Dryness.
    • Dry weather; intend of rain or of moisture; such a continuance of dry weather as injuriously impacts vegetation; aridness.
    • Thirst; wish of beverage.
    • Figuratively, scarcity; absence.
    • A dialectal as a type of draft, draught.
    • an extended shortage
    • a shortage of rainfall

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