- n. Plural form of miasma.
“Epidemic fevers were still at - tributed variously to filth, the night air, "miasmas" and the wrath of God.”
“Walling is both star and morphing other, warping breathy harmonies and siren miasmas into elegant cyborg operas.”
“Go quickly, the shortest route: keep the dirt clouds and miasmas out.”
“Virchow entered medicine in the early 1840s, when nearly every disease was attributed to the workings of some invisible force: miasmas, neuroses, bad humors, and hysterias.”
“It was believed that air housed cholera and other diseases and that it could directly affect the organism, through its “miasmas.””
“Traditional Western medicine was also considered true for centuries, and was also wrong, based as it was on humours, miasmas and 'cures' like bleeding.”
“Their localized miasmas were as deadly as they were sensuous.”
“I enjoyed the tone of Gothic horror, set at the outset during the credits with putrefying letters and continued with miasmas swirling through the dark city and glittering dens of vice.”
“The simpler superstitions of stakes in the heart, heads cut off, mouths stuffed with garlic and sewn shut — these speak of more folkloric fears, belong in the medieval mists when vampires were basically just graveyard ghouls seeping from the corpses of the cursed, miasmas more likely to sicken cattle than seduce chaste maidens.”
“The vegetal memories of that excised jungle haunted Miami Beach in a steam-pot of miasmas.”
Looking for tweets for miasmas.