AskDefine | Define cloudiness

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cloudiness

Noun

1 the quality of being cloudy [syn: murkiness, muddiness]
2 the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds [syn: cloud cover, overcast]
3 gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover [syn: overcast]

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English

Noun

  1. The state of being cloudy (e.g. weather).
    Expect considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers.
  2. The property of being murky (e.g. liquid, style).
    Cloudiness in the water is most often caused in new aquariums by white bacteria.
  3. The property of being obscure (e.g. information).
    Don't add cloudiness to your writing.

Translations

weather
  • Hungarian: felhősség, borultság
murkiness
  • Hungarian: zavarosság
obscureness
  • Hungarian: homályosság
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