- (figuratively) despondent; dispirited, downcast
- Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist.
"The paint is still damp, so please don't touch it."
- (obsolete) Pertaining to or affected by noxious vapours; dejected, stupified.
"The lawn was still damp so we decided not to sit down."
- (archaic) Fog; fogginess; vapor.
- Moisture; humidity; dampness.
- (archaic or historical, mining) A gaseous product, formed in coal mines, old wells, pits, etc.
- (archaic) Dejection or depression.
- (transitive, archaic) 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.
- (transitive, archaic) To dampen; to render damp; to moisten; to make humid, or moderately wet; as, to damp cloth.
- (transitive) To suppress vibrations (mechanical) or oscillations (electrical) by converting energy to heat (or some other form of energy).