Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing miasma; miasmatic: as, miasmal swamps.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Containing miasma; miasmatic.

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  • adjective Having a noxious atmosphere

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  • adjective filled with vapor

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Examples

  • Pender rolled down his window as they crossed the river into Maryland, and inhaled gratefully; swampy and miasmal as the air might have seemed to some, to Pender it smelled like home.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Pender rolled down his window as they crossed the river into Maryland, and inhaled gratefully; swampy and miasmal as the air might have seemed to some, to Pender it smelled like home.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Pender rolled down his window as they crossed the river into Maryland, and inhaled gratefully; swampy and miasmal as the air might have seemed to some, to Pender it smelled like home.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Pender rolled down his window as they crossed the river into Maryland, and inhaled gratefully; swampy and miasmal as the air might have seemed to some, to Pender it smelled like home.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • And we did have the Million Man March, but that got caught up in the miasmal mists of the culture war era.

    Stephen C. Rose: Extending Male Longevity -- Why Prostate Screening Still Makes Sense

  • Losses will represent much of the packages because we're talking about mortgage loans that have been under water for some time and worse, these wondrous financial baskets include miasmal securities that were created by the geniuses running these now thrashed financial institutions.

    Obama's Private Economic Conundrum

  • In the state's almost 200-year history many governors have vowed to change this attitude to public service, only to see their efforts – and often their careers – drown in the miasmal pit that is Louisiana politics.

    Jindal's Progress

  • Below, aluminum culverts collect and channel their putrefying waste into 10-acre, open-air pits three stories deep from which miasmal vapors choke surrounding communities and tens of millions of gallons of hog feces ooze into North Carolina's rivers.

    I Don't Like Green Eggs And Ham!

  • We have endured an era reeking with the miasmal runoff of "conservative values" spewed by these toxic totalitarians, as, all the while, they have employed classic Orwellian Newspeak as a means of perfuming its stench, thereby terming their brazen acts of exploitation – freedom, and calling their smash-and-grab economic looting -- free enterprise.

    A Journey Through The Mind Of Contemporary Conservatism: Clutching Our Values Aboard The Death Train Of Empire

  • And I think one way or perhaps two; it doesn't matter as long as one can slip by, and easily into the questioning but not miasmal dark.

    From Estuaries, from Casinos

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