damp

n.

  1. Moisture; humidity; fog; fogginess; vapor.
  2. Dejection; depression; cloud of the mind.
  3. A gaseous product, formed in coal mines, old wells, pints, etc.
  4. To render damp; to moisten; to make humid, or moderately wet; to dampen; as, to damp cloth.
  5. To put out, as fire; to depress or deject; to deaden; to cloud; to check or restrain, as action or vigor; to make dull; to weaken; to discourage.

superl.

  1. Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist; humid.
  2. Dejected; depressed; sunk.