What does turbid mean?

Definitions for turbidˈtɜr bɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid(adj)

    (of liquids) clouded as with sediment

    "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"


  1. turbid(Adjective)

    Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind.

    turbid water; turbid wine

  2. Origin: From Latin , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turbid(adj)

    having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine

  2. Turbid(adj)

    disturbed; confused; disordered

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Turbid

    tur′bid, adj. disordered: having the sediment disturbed: muddy: thick.—adv. Tur′bidly.—ns. Tur′bidness, Turbid′ity. [L. turbidusturba, tumult.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turbid in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turbid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carl Jung:

    The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.

  2. Gavin Naylor:

    They are archetypal, typical looking sharks like a great reef or bull shark. They sort of look like that but they have tiny little eyes and big broad fins, these are adaption for living in very turbid water. If you have a look where these things live, the visibility is about an inch. It’s completely muddy water.

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