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- adj. Filled with miasma; containing noxious vapors.
- adj. Composed of or resembling vapors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as miasmatic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. filled with vapor
- adj. of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution
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The very idea that sex is healthy and can be engaged in ethically and morally between consenting adults is an unspoken anathema to Catholicism (and, in more perverse and diluted forms, throughout protestant christianity where, because there is no cult of Mary, the subject has been more or less disregarded except as the kind of miasmic opprobrium sex has acquired through fractured moralistic denials of pleasure in general).
Films move you through that same kind of miasmic time.
One, they allow one to mark a space in them so you're not in an ever miasmic present of whatever screen you're on, but you have something that has an architecture and a structure, as does "Maus."
Not even pariah states like Iran do … not even flaky ‘outlaw’ states like North Korea … not even disputably recognized miasmic statiods like (so-called) ‘Palestine’ …
Question: When election rhetoric has been overrun by John Birch quacks, right-wing conspiracy burlesque, and xenophobic mobs -- how can a governing party craft a closing message sharp enough to cut through the miasmic mess and motivate the liberal base?
Without AC, an office in August is a miasmic hell, calling for "Shorter summer business hours and month-long closings," and yes, even "siestas."
An endless miasmic spool of road and headlights, monotonous and hypnotic.
These range from the arcane and baffling to walks and cycle rides aimed at opening up fresh perspectives of the miasmic city.
Rather, this would-be dramatic display to Mr. Nyman's miasmic music looked like a sampler of aimless exercises for Mr. Gomes's upper body.
But as we tried to navigate through the smoke and steam we found ourselves engulfed by a miasmic gas and had to retreat, retching.