HyperDic: miasm

English > 2 senses of the word miasm:
NOUNstatemiasm, miasmaan unwholesome atmosphere
statemiasm, miasmaunhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
English > miasm: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn unwholesome atmosphere.
Example"the novel spun a miasma of death and decay"
Synonymmiasma
Broaderatmosphere, ambiance, ambienceA particular environment or surrounding influence
Spanishmiasma
Catalanmiasma
English > miasm: 2 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningunhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources.
Examples
  • "the miasma of the marshes"
  • "a miasma of cigar smoke"
Synonymmiasma
Broaderair pollutionpollution of the atmosphere
Spanishmiasma
Catalanmiasma

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