Etymology
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moisture (n.)

"diffused and perceptible wetness," mid-14c., from Old French moistour "moisture, dampness, wetness" (13c., Modern French moiteur), from moiste (see moist).

updated on February 10, 2019

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Definitions of moisture from WordNet

moisture (n.)
wetness caused by water;
Synonyms: wet
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