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cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbidadjective
(of liquids) clouded as with sediment
"a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
dark or gloomy
"a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"
Obscured by haze or mist; clouded; turbid; as, poor visibility in the murky water.
Hard to see through, as a fog or mist.
Gloomy, dark, dim.
Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.
Etymology: Cognate to or directly from myrkr. Compare Russian, Serbian мрак.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Dark; cloudy; wanting light.
Etymology: morck, Danish.
The murkiest den,
The most opportune place, the strong’st suggestion
Shall never melt mine honour into lust. William Shakespeare, Tempest.
So scented the grim feature, and up-turn’d
His nostrils wide into the murky air,
Sagacious of his quarry. John Milton, Par. Lost.
A murky storm deep low’ring o’er our heads
Hung imminent, that with impervious gloom
Oppos’d itself to Cynthia’s silver ray. Addison.
dark; obscure; gloomy
Etymology: [OE. mirke, merke, AS. myrce, mirce; akin to Icel. myrkr, Dan. & Sw. mrk.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
murk′i, adj. dark: obscure: gloomy.—adv. Murk′ily.—n. Murk′iness—(Shak.) Murk.—adjs. Murk′some, Mirk′some (Spens.), darksome. [A.S. murc; Ice. myrkr, Dan. and Sw. mörk.]
The numerical value of murky in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of murky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of murky in a Sentence
You know, where I start and where he ends, and where he starts and I end, has always been like a murky line, and that’s part of our bromance, right? My kids call him Uncle Woody. His kids call me Uncle Matthew etc etc. And you see pictures of us and my family thinks a lot of pictures of him are me. His family thinks a lot of pictures of me are him.
I think the path forward looks incredibly murky. I wouldn't even try to hazard a guess, what we know is that the ‘Squad,’ these folks are legislative terrorists, they love to take hostages.
Skokie Fire Chief Jim Walters:
I mean it’s murky, it’s murky all the way through, I was told the visibility is about three feet, we encountering the brush on the side of the canal that makes it difficult.
It is very murky.
A year out, the fundamentals for the potash market still look murky.
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