Definition of over-dryness in English:

over-dryness

noun

  • The quality or state of being too dry; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Joshua Sylvester (d. 1618), poet and translator. From over- + dryness, after overdry.

Pronunciation

over-dryness

/ˌəʊvəˈdrʌɪnɪs/