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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
HUMID, DAMP OR MOIST?
Key
Humid is used to talk about the wet weather or air that makes you feel uncomfortable.
Damp is used to refer to something slightly wet in an unpleasant way. It can also refer to the air.
Moist is used to refer to something slightly wet in a pleasant way.
Humid se usa para hablar del clima o aire húmedo que te hace sentir incómodo.
Damp se usa para referirse a algo ligeramente mojado en forma desagradable. También puede referirse al aire.
Moist se usa para referirse a algo ligeramente mojado en forma agradable.
  • humid
    I can't stand this humid weather.
    Shanghai is very humid in summer.
    The humid atmosphere of the greenhouse is good for the plants.

  • damp
    It was a damp day and we could barely breathe.
    The little room was dark, cold and damp.
    Wipe the computer screen with a damp cloth.

  • moist
    She made a delicious, moist chocolate pudding.
    He laughed so much that his eyes were moist.
    The soil should be moist before planting the seeds.

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