Definition of Murkiness

1. Noun. An atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance.

Exact synonyms: Fog, Fogginess, Murk
Generic synonyms: Atmosphere, Atmospheric State
Specialized synonyms: Fug
Derivative terms: Fog, Foggy, Foggy, Murk, Murky, Murky, Murky



2. Noun. The quality of being cloudy.
Exact synonyms: Cloudiness, Muddiness
Generic synonyms: Opacity, Opaqueness
Specialized synonyms: Turbidity, Turbidness, Haziness, Mistiness, Steaminess, Vaporousness, Vapourousness
Derivative terms: Cloudy, Cloudy, Muddy, Muddy, Murky

Definition of Murkiness

1. n. The state of being murky.

Definition of Murkiness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being murky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Murkiness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Murkiness

murine leukaemia
murine leukaemia virus
murine sarcoma virus
murine typhus
murines
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muringer
muringers
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murkily
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murkinesses
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murl
murlain
murlains
murlan
murlans
murled
murlier

Literary usage of Murkiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Nay, is it not rather the very murkiness, and atmospheric suffocation, that brings the lightning and the light ? The new Evangel, as the old had been, ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Nay is it not rather the very murkiness, and atmospheric suffocation, that brings the lightning and the light ? ..."

3. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"How has the Heaven's light, oftentimes in this Earth, to clothe itself in thunder and electric murkiness; and descend as molten lightning, blasting, ..."

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