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cloudy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cloudy

  1. 1 having visible particles in liquid suspension <the water coming out of the faucet was unusually cloudy> Synonyms muddy, riley, roiled, turbid Related Words dingy, filmy, hazy, scummy, unfiltered; inky, muddied, muddled, murky, puddled, sludgy; opaque Near Antonyms clarified, filtered, purified; colorless, transparent, uncolored Antonyms clear, crystal clear, crystalline

  2. 2 covered over by clouds <the skies grew cloudy and we headed home> Synonyms beclouded, clouded, overcast, dull, hazed, hazy, heavy, lowering (also louring), overcloudedRelated Words bedimmed, befogged, blackened, darkened, darksome, dim, dimmed, dulled, dusky, misty, murky, obscure, obscured, overshadowed; sunless; black, bleak, cheerless, dark, desolate, dismal, drear, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), sepulchral, somber (or sombre), sullenNear Antonyms sunlit, sunny, sunshiny; brightened, brilliant, dazzling, illuminated, illumined, lit (or lighted), lightened, radiant, shinyAntonyms clear, cloudless

  3. 3 filled with or dimmed by fine particles (as of dust or water) in suspension <the room grew cloudy with smoke from the fire> Synonyms beclouded, befogged, brumous, clouded, hazy, foggy, gauzy, misty, murky, smoggy, soupyRelated Words overcast, rainy, stormy, thick; dirty, miry, mucky, muddy, slimy, slushy, turbid; miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic; smoky (also smokey), smudgy, sooty; filmy, milky, opaqueNear Antonyms bright, clean; clement, fair, sunny, sunshiny; translucent, transparentAntonyms clear, cloudless, limpid, pellucid, unclouded

  4. 4 causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer <after his third failed marriage, he seemed destined to live the rest of his life in a permanently cloudy mood> Synonyms black, bleak, cheerless, chill, Cimmerian, gloomy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, dreich [chiefly Scottish], elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, funereal, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, plutonian, saturnine, sepulchral, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, tenebrific, tenebrous, wretchedRelated Words blue, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, down, droopy, hangdog, inconsolable, low, melancholic, melancholy, mirthless, sad, unhappy, woebegone, woeful; dim, discomfiting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, dispiriting, distressful, distressing, upsetting; desperate, hopeless, pessimistic; lamentable, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful; colorless, drab, dull; dour, grim, lowering (also louring), lowery (also loury), menacing, negative, oppressive, threateningNear Antonyms blithe, blithesome, buoyant, gay, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, merry, mirthful; encouraging, hopeful, optimistic; lighthearted, lightsomeAntonyms bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, comforting, cordial, festive, friendly, gay, heartwarming, sunshiny





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