misty

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mist·y

 (mĭs′tē)
adj. mist·i·er, mist·i·est
1. Consisting of or marked by mist: a misty rain; a misty night.
2. Obscured or clouded by or as if by mist: far-off, misty mountains.
3.
a. Vague; hazy: a misty recollection of a dream.
b. Full of tender emotion; sentimental: a love story that left us feeling misty and sad.

mist′i·ly adv.
mist′i·ness n.

misty

(ˈmɪstɪ)
adj, mistier or mistiest
1. consisting of or resembling mist
2. obscured by or as if by mist
3. indistinct; blurred: the misty past.
ˈmistily adv
ˈmistiness n

mist•y

(ˈmɪs ti)

adj. mist•i•er, mist•i•est.
1. covered or obscured by mist.
2. consisting of or resembling mist.
3. indistinct or blurred.
4. obscure; vague.
[before 900]
mist′i•ly, adv.
mist′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.misty - filled or abounding with fog or mistmisty - filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
2.misty - wet with mist; "the misty evening"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

misty

misty

adjective
1. Covered by or as if by a thin coating or film:
2. Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
mlhavýzamlžený
disettåget
utuinen
maglovit
misturs-; í òoku
もやの立ち込めた
안개가 자욱한
meglen
dimmig
ที่ปกคลุมด้วยหมอก
đầy sương mù

misty

[ˈmɪstɪ] ADJ (mistier (compar) (mistiest (superl))) [day, morning] → neblinoso; [valley, shore] → cubierto de neblina; [mirror, window] → empañado; [memories] → vago; [outline] → borroso, difuso; [eyes] → empañado, lloroso
it is misty (Met) → hay neblina (US) → está lloviznando

misty

[ˈmɪsti] adj [morning, day] → brumeux/euse
a misty morning → un matin brumeux
it's misty → il y a de la brumemisty-eyed [ˌmɪstiˈaɪd] adj (= sentimental) to go misty-eyed about sth → avoir la larme à l'œil en pensant à qch
Some people go all misty-eyed about times gone by → Certaines personnes ont la larme à l'œil en pensant au temps jadis.
to go misty-eyed at the thought of sth → avoir la larme à l'œil à la pensée de qch

misty

adj (+er)
day, morningneblig; (= hazy)dunstig; mountain peaksin Nebel gehüllt; colourgedeckt; (= fine) rainfein; misty weatherNebelwetter nt, → Nebel m; a misty view of the valleyein Blick auf das (nebel)verhangene or dunstige Tal; a misty drizzleein feiner Regenschleier
(fig: = blurred) form, figure, memoryverschwommen; her eyes grew misty, a misty look came into her eyesihr Blick verschleierte sich; misty-eyed, with misty eyesmit verschleiertem Blick
glasses (= misted up)beschlagen; (= opaque)milchig; liquidtrübe; the window is getting mistydas Fenster beschlägt

misty

[ˈmɪstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (day, morning) → brumoso/a, nebbioso/a; (mirror, window) → appannato/a
it's misty today → c'è foschia oggi

mist

(mist) noun
a cloud of moisture in the air but very close to the ground, which makes it difficult to see any distance. The hills are covered in thick mist.
ˈmistily adverb
ˈmisty adjective
ˈmistiness noun
mist over/up
to become covered (as if) with mist. The mirror misted over; The windscreen misted up.

misty

ضَبَابِيٌّ mlhavý tåget dunstig καταχνιασμένος neblinoso utuinen brumeux maglovit nebbioso もやの立ち込めた 안개가 자욱한 mistig tåket mglisty nebuloso туманный dimmig ที่ปกคลุมด้วยหมอก sisli đầy sương mù 有薄雾的
References in classic literature ?
I imagine great strength is needed for hunting bears," observed Alexey Alexandrovitch, who had the mistiest notions about the chase.
Before him, she was "the mistiest of figures, scarcely more than a name in a genealogy" (3), but even though he brought her to life, Lavinia's emotional narration gives her a deeper reality, moving her out of the realm of paper cutout stereotype.
In the framework of this mechanism, the second moment seems the mistiest, the less intelligible one.