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water-sick

wa·ter-sick
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er sik]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər sɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er sik]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər sɪk/

Definitions of water-sick word

  • adjective water-sick (of soil) unproductive due to excessive watering or salt residues from irrigation. 1
  • adjective water-sick (of land) made infertile or uncultivable by excessive irrigation 0

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Parts of speech for Water-sick

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water-sick popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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