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fog

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fog

  1. 1 a state of mental confusion didn't get enough sleep and now I'm in a fog Synonyms of fog daze, dazedness, haze, muddle, spin, swoonWords Related to fog reverie, stupor, trance; befuddlement, bewilderment, perplexity, puzzlement; delirium, malaise, paralysis; cloudiness, fogginessNear Antonyms of fog alertness, levelheadedness

  2. 2 an atmospheric condition in which suspended particles in the air rob it of its transparency the fog lifted once the sun was out Synonyms of fog brume, haze, gauze, mist, murk, reek, smog, soupWords Related to fog bank, cloud, fume, miasma, smoke, smother, steam

  3. 3 a state of mental uncertainty I wandered around in a fog after the shocking news Synonyms of fog bafflement, bamboozlement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderedness, bewilderment, confusedness, discombobulation, distraction, confusion, head-scratching, maze [chiefly dialect], muddle, mystification, perplexity, puzzlement, tangle, whirlWords Related to fog abashment, discomfiture, disconcertment, embarrassment, mortification; agitation, chagrin, discomfort, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturbance, perturbation, upset; bother, commotion, dither, flurry, fluster, fuss, stew, turmoilNear Antonyms of fog assurance, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, positiveness, sureness


fog

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fog

  1. 1 to make (something) unclear to the understanding extraneous matters that only serve to fog the central issue Synonyms of fog becloud, befog, blur, cloud, confuse, muddy, obfuscateWords Related to fog complicate, perplex, sophisticate; entangle, snarl, tangle; disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, scramble, shuffle, tousle, upsetNear Antonyms of fog simplify, streamline; disentangle, straighten (out), undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; decipher, decode; analyze, break downAntonyms of fog clarify, clear (up), illuminate

  2. 2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct time will fog memories Synonyms of fog becloud, bedim, befog, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, cloud, fuzz (up), haze, mist, obscure, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, shadow, shroudWords Related to fog adumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veilNear Antonyms of fog expose, reveal, uncover, unveilAntonyms of fog brighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten


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