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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.
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|Noun||1.||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
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murkiness[ˈmɜːkɪnɪs ˈmɜːkɪ] N (= darkness) → oscuridad f (fig) → lo turbio, tenebrosidad f; [of water, river] → lo turbio
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