from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy: turbid water.
- adj. Heavy, dark, or dense, as smoke or fog.
- adj. In a state of turmoil; muddled: turbid feelings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not clear; having suspended matter that scatters light passing through; having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; -- used of liquids of any kind
- adj. Disturbed; confused; disordered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Properly, having the lees disturbed; in a more general sense, muddy; foul with extraneous matter; thick; not clear; used of liquids of any kind, or of color.
- Confused; disordered; disquieted; disturbed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
Latin turbidus, disordered, from turba, turmoil, probably from Greek turbē.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin turbidus ("disturbed"), from turba ("mass, throng, crowd, tumult, disturbance"). (Wiktionary)