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An atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance.  Synonyms: fog, fogginess, murk.
The quality of being cloudy.  Synonyms: cloudiness, muddiness.

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"Murkiness" Quotes from Famous Books

... safely housed, as if for the winter. The third week in September came in with a lessening in the daily sunshine. A haze began to hang over the river valley and a murkiness now and then took the place of the keen and clear atmosphere. The evenings had grown so cool that considerable attention was being given the fire ...
— On the Edge of the Arctic - An Aeroplane in Snowland • Harry Lincoln Sayler

... through the chill, damp evening into New Palace Yard, the reinforced but untroubled and unsuspecting police about the entries of those great buildings whose square and panelled Victorian Gothic streams up from the glare of the lamps into the murkiness of the night; Big Ben shining overhead, an unassailable beacon, and the incidental traffic of Westminster, cabs, carts, and glowing omnibuses going to and from the bridge. About the Abbey and Abingdon Street stood the outer pickets ...
— Ann Veronica • H. G. Wells

Words linked to "Murkiness" :   murk, cloudiness, fog, vapourousness, atmosphere, turbidness, opaqueness, fug, mistiness, steaminess, fogginess, atmospheric state, murky, vaporousness, turbidity, haziness, muddiness, opacity

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