Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of becloud.
  • noun The process of becoming clouded or obscured.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There is the love of boldness without the love of learning; - the beclouding here leads to insubordination.

    The Analects

  • Mrs. Griffiths, who, because of years of difficulties of various kinds, was more or less accustomed to scenes such as this, now paused in wonder, the swiftly beclouding mist of apprehension shining in her eyes.

    An American Tragedy

  • There is the love of being sincere without the love of learning; - the beclouding here leads to an injurious disregard of consequences.

    The Analects

  • There is the love of knowing without the love of learning; - the beclouding here leads to dissipation of mind.

    The Analects

  • To muddy, from the metaphor of beclouding clear water with earth, thereby to make turbid and obscure vision, now has the extended sense of “to confuse.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • There is the love of straightforwardness without the love of learning; - the beclouding here leads to rudeness.

    The Analects

  • To muddy, from the metaphor of beclouding clear water with earth, thereby to make turbid and obscure vision, now has the extended sense of “to confuse.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • You are the only frank woman I know, the only woman who looks on the practical side of matters without beclouding the issue with mouthings about sin and morality.

    Gone with the Wind

  • You are the only frank woman I know, the only woman who looks on the practical side of matters without beclouding the issue with mouthings about sin and morality.

    Gone with the Wind

  • You are the only frank woman I know, the only woman who looks on the practical side of matters without beclouding the issue with mouthings about sin and morality.

    Gone with the Wind

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