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    arid

    arid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word arid

    Definition
    (adj) lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    Synonyms : waterless
    Example Sentence
    • an arid climate
    • a waterless well
    • miles of waterless country to cross
    Definition
    (adj) lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
    Synonyms : desiccate , desiccated
    Example Sentence
    • a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
    • a desiccate romance
    • a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for arid

A + rid- A farmer getting rid(dry) of the dry land

Arid-> Take es as A-Rigid,, a rigid thing can b made to change its shape, thus it can be taken as dry, barren, and unproductive.

arid : Take it as a-rigid; a rigid thing can't be made to change it's shape, thus it can be taken as dry, barren, and unproductive.

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read this word from last that is dri + a means dry area

air-id..only air no water...dry,..

a farmer always wants to get rid of the barren land !!

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