cloudiness


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cloud·y

 (klou′dē)
adj. cloud·i·er, cloud·i·est
1. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
2. Of or like a cloud or clouds.
3. Marked with indistinct masses or streaks: cloudy marble.
4. Not transparent, as certain liquids.
5.
a. Open to more than one interpretation.
b. Not clearly perceived or perceptible.
6. Troubled; gloomy: His future at the company is cloudy.

cloud′i·ly adv.
cloud′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cloudiness - the state of the sky when it is covered by cloudscloudiness - the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
bad weather, inclemency, inclementness - weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
2.cloudiness - gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
semidarkness - partial darkness
3.cloudiness - the quality of being cloudy
opaqueness, opacity - the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light
turbidity, turbidness - muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended
mistiness, steaminess, vaporousness, vapourousness, haziness - cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor

cloudiness

noun
Translations
borultságfelhősséghomályosságzavarosság

cloudiness

[ˈklaʊdɪnɪs] N
1. (Met) → lo nublado, lo nuboso
2. (= murkiness) → lo turbio

cloudiness

n
(of sky)Bewölkung f
(of liquid, diamond, glass, plastic etc)Trübung f; (of eyes)Trübheit f
(of argument, position, point of view)Unklarheit f

cloudiness

[ˈklaʊdɪnɪs] n (see adj) → nuvolosità, torbidezza

cloudiness

n. nebulosidad, enturbamiento.
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I think that through the cloudiness of his insanity he saw some antagonism in me, for he at once fell back on the last refuge of such as he, a dogged silence.
You dear and blessed Husband-Man," she murmured, a quick cloudiness of moisture in her eyes, as with her eyes she embraced him, her arms still around Jerry, who, sensing the ecstasy of the moment, kissed her fragrant cheek with his ribbon-tongue of love.
She loved him with too clear a vision to fear his cloudiness.
The whisky went to his brain, making his eyes heavy-lidded and the cloudiness of them more cloudy.
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Often black spots, cloudiness, and blurring affects vision," says Dr.
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