murkiness


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murk·y

 (mûr′kē)
adj. murk·i·er, murk·i·est
1. Dark or dim, as from mist: a murky sky. See Synonyms at dark.
2. Darkened, clouded, or blurry: murky waters; murky images.
3. Not clearly known, understood, or expressed: a murky future; the murky world of spies; murky writing.

murk′i·ly adv.
murk′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.murkiness - an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
atmospheric state, atmosphere - the weather or climate at some place; "the atmosphere was thick with fog"
fug - (British informal) an airless smoky smelly atmosphere
2.murkiness - 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

murkiness

noun
Absence or deficiency of light:
Translations

murkiness

[ˈmɜːkɪnɪs ˈmɜːkɪ] N (= darkness) → oscuridad f (fig) → lo turbio, tenebrosidad f; [of water, river] → lo turbio

murkiness

n
(= gloominess)Trübheit f; (of room, street, sky)Düsterheit f; (of night)Finsternis f, → Dunkelheit f
(= shady nature) (of character, deed)Finsterkeit f; (of past)Dunkel nt
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It was not far from dawn, but there was none of the bright feel of dawn in the air, which was thick with a hot murkiness that I cannot describe.
Her love for him was like a stream that, disappearing for long periods underground, seemed utterly lost, only to emerge again unexpectedly, cleared of all past murkiness, tranquil and deep.
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The murkiness of Magpie's everyday reality and the too-bright sparkle of her fantasy world--where the power of imagination can be as dangerous as a drug--combine to great effect.
The opening draws us into the murkiness of the art world.
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Before I proceed with this writing, let me announce this in completely explicit terms: I walk towards this muddy topic with muddy shoes and do not, in any way, claim that this writing could colander the murkiness.