Arid is an adjective that is used to describe something being very dry. Parched. Lacking interest or imagination. Sterile.
- His ‘arid’ speech left people feeling less motivated than when they arrived at the venue.
- She presented an ‘arid’ idea, it was a blatant copy of works that have already been published on the market.
- He saw the culture of the farmers living in the ‘arid’ deserts and it astonished him with how happy they were living such simple lives.