Arid – (of land or climate) having little or no rain; too dry to support vegetation
To remember the definition of the word arid, use the following mnemonic:
This desert is a ridiculously (arid) dry place. It hasn't rained in years and is too dry to support vegetation.
Examples of arid in a sentence
He wanted to move away from the arid place he lived in.
The soil was too arid to grow any crops this summer.
She didn't like the arid atmosphere the country she was visiting had.