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Cloudiness   Listen
noun
Cloudiness  n.  The state of being cloudy.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Cloudiness" Quotes from Famous Books



... on board the stranger, owing to the hurried lowering of her boat, with the cloudiness of the sky darkening the misty sea, united to conceal the bold manoeuvre of the cutter. She had almost gained full headway ere an oblique shot, directed by mere chance, struck her stern, tearing the upcurved head of the tiller in the hands ...
— Israel Potter • Herman Melville

... brightness in the eye of the rabid dog, but it does not last more than two or three days. It then becomes dull and wasted; a cloudiness steals over the conjunctiva, which changes to a yellow tinge, and then to a dark green, indicative of ulceration deeply seated within the eye. In eight and forty hours from the first clouding of the eye, it becomes one ...
— The Dog - A nineteenth-century dog-lovers' manual, - a combination of the essential and the esoteric. • William Youatt

... saddle, and so attached that they could be quickly transferred to his back. A big rifle was stretched across his right knee and the saddle-horn. At either hip rode a great holster. The air, despite the cloudiness, was bitter cold; and he wore a heavy sheepskin coat with the wool turned in, and long gauntlets reaching half-way to his elbows. A broad leather belt held the heavy coat in place, and attached to it was a thin sheath from which protruded ...
— Ben Blair - The Story of a Plainsman • Will Lillibridge

... hailstones beat on me, and the air around seemed reverberant with the howling of wolves. The last sight that I remembered was a vague, white, moving mass, as if all the graves around me had sent out the phantoms of their sheeted-dead, and that they were closing in on me through the white cloudiness of ...
— Dracula's Guest • Bram Stoker

... Benedick: Why, what's the matter, That you have such a February face, So full of frost, of storm, and cloudiness? ...
— Much Ado About Nothing • William Shakespeare [Knight edition]



Words linked to "Cloudiness" :   cloud cover, inclementness, semidarkness, turbidness, haziness, steaminess, muddiness, mistiness, inclemency, murkiness, vapourousness



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