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tur·bid

 (tûr′bĭd)
adj.
1. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy: turbid water.
2. Heavy, dark, or dense, as smoke or fog.
3. In a state of turmoil; muddled: turbid feelings.

[Latin turbidus, disordered, from turba, turmoil, probably from Greek turbē.]

tur′bid·ly adv.
tur′bid·ness, tur·bid′i·ty n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turbidity - muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspendedturbidity - muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended
murkiness, cloudiness, muddiness - the quality of being cloudy
Translations

turbidity

n
(of liquid)Trübheit f, → Schmutzigkeit f
(fig: = confusion) → Verworrenheit f
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