murkiness murkiness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
  2. (n) the quality of being cloudy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The murkiness surrounding what's reasonable has deepened further with the Maryland case, which was tried in 2004.
  2. If this is something that can improve people's lives, that's worth the conceptual murkiness.

News

  • Smoke from Canadian fires prompts health advisories

    White murkiness hung in the air over parts of northern Vermont Tuesday. It resembled fog, but was really smoke. Wildfires raging in northern Quebec were the source of the smokey haze. It blew down in the wind, and the state issued health warnings. On the WPTZ App? Click here to see the video. The Vt. Agency of Natural Resources told Vermonters the air could have fine particulate matter in it ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

Quotes

  • "There's a lot of murkiness about this whole donation scandal," Mr Key said. "Both parties can't be right here. I can only go back to the fact that Mr Glenn has provided all the way through compelling evidence."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: John Key Source: National Business Review

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periphery periphery
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