Damp"en (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dampened (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dampening.]

1.

To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.

2.

To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen.

In a way that considerably dampened our enthusiasm. The Century.

 

© Webster 1913.


Damp"en, v. i.

To become damp; to deaden.

Byron.

 

© Webster 1913.

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