What is the antonym of “irrigable”?
The antonyms of irrigable are nonirrigable and nonirrigatable. These words describe the ability or inability to be watered or irrigated.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Not capable of being watered or irrigated.
The land was deemed nonirrigable due to its rocky terrain.
Not suitable for irrigation.
The soil was too dry and sandy, making it nonirrigatable.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Nonirrigable describes something that cannot be watered or irrigated due to its physical characteristics.
- 2Nonirrigatable describes something that is not suitable for irrigation due to its soil quality or other factors.
Good things to know
- 1Agriculture: Use these antonyms to describe land that is suitable or unsuitable for irrigation.
- 2Geography: Incorporate these words when discussing the characteristics of different types of land.
- 3Environmental Science: Utilize these antonyms to describe the impact of irrigation on different types of land.