mistily


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.mistily - in a misty mannermistily - in a misty manner; "the summits of the mountains were mistily purple"
2.mistily - in a vague way; "he looked vaguely familiar"; "he explained it somewhat mistily"
Translations
بِضَبابيَّه
v mlze
diset
ködösen
á òokukenndan hátt; óskÿrt
v hmle
sisli bir şekilde

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.
References in classic literature ?
A great deal of blood was taken before the captain opened his eyes and looked mistily about him.
He possessed a dim, vague, imperative knowingness that it was not merely not good, but supremely disastrous, leading to the mistily glimpsed sense of utter endingness for a dog, for any dog, to go into the water where slipped and slid and noiselessly paddled, sometimes on top, sometimes emerging from the depths, great scaly monsters, huge-jawed and horribly-toothed, that snapped down and engulfed a dog in an instant just as the fowls of Mister Haggin snapped and engulfed grains of corn.
Outside the Snow Queen was mistily white in the moonshine; the frogs were singing in the marsh beyond Orchard Slope.
Alban's Head, with Portland looming mistily in the farthest distance.
No sooner had I taken out the drain than I felt hugely better, and could look on and listen, still a little mistily perhaps, but no longer with the same groundless horror and distress of mind.
The one sunbeam struggled mistily through, and could but imperfectly define the image of the cracked and dusty window pane on the opposite wall.
Lycidas' and Shelley's mistily shimmering 'Adonais.
No, they did not bury me, though there is a period of time which I remember mistily, with a shuddering wonder, like a passage through some inconceivable world that had no hope in it and no desire.
On the bridge a knot of men, indistinct and toiling, were making great efforts in the light of the wheelhouse windows that shone mistily on their heads and backs.
Almost As my husband held my hand, gazed mistily at the screen, and pointed to the little miracle we had made.
To think that there will be rabbits from our line in the USA makes me so proud," smiles Annette, mistily.
AS certain as night follows day, generations of South Walians will have warned their teens of the perils of "town" after dark - while mistily reminiscing about their own clubbing years.