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gauzy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of gauzy

  1. 1 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance gauzy spiderwebs Synonyms cobwebby, filmy, frothy, flimsy, gossamer, gossamery, insubstantial, sleazy, unsubstantialRelated Words dainty, delicate, fine; feeble, fragile, frail; diaphanous, sheer, transparentNear Antonyms durable, knockabout, lasting, tough; coarse, heavy, rough, rudeAntonyms sturdy, substantial

  2. 2 very thin and easy to see through gauzy curtains that let plenty of light through Synonyms cobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauzelike, sheer, gossamer, gossamery, see-through, transparentRelated Words peekaboo; clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid; lucid, translucent; dainty, delicate, flimsy, fragile, frail, insubstantial, unsubstantial; colorless, uncoloredNear Antonyms opaque; cloudy, foggy, hazy, misty, murky, nebulous, smoky (also smokey); drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless

  3. 3 not seen or understood clearly I have only a gauzy recollection of those long-ago events Synonyms blear, bleary, blurry, dim, foggy, fuzzy, faint, hazy, indefinite, indistinct, indistinguishable, misty, murky, nebulous, obscure, opaque, pale, shadowy, unclear, undefined, undetermined, vagueRelated Words dark, dusky, gloomy; impalpable, inappreciable, intangible, invisible; hieroglyphic (also hieroglyphical), incomprehensible, indecipherable, indiscernible, inexplicable, mysterious, obfuscatory, puzzlingNear Antonyms bright, distinct, evident, obvious, plain; certain, firm, strong, sureAntonyms clear, definite, pellucid

  4. 4 filled with or dimmed by fine particles (as of dust or water) in suspension the valley was bathed in the soft gauzy light of an October morn Synonyms beclouded, befogged, brumous, clouded, cloudy, foggy, hazy, 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


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