miasmic, miasmal

miasmic, miasmal
adjective (poetic/literary) FOUL-SMELLING, fetid, smelly, stinking (to high heaven), reeking, rank, noxious, malodorous; Brit. informal niffy, pongy, whiffy; poetic/literary noisome, mephitic.

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  • miasmic — miasmic, miasmatic, miasmal *poisonous, toxic, venomous, virulent, pestilent, pestilential, mephitic Analogous words: contagious, *infectious, catching: noxious, *pernicious, baneful, deleterious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • miasmal — miasmic, miasmatic, miasmal *poisonous, toxic, venomous, virulent, pestilent, pestilential, mephitic Analogous words: contagious, *infectious, catching: noxious, *pernicious, baneful, deleterious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • miasmic — adjective 1. of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution • Syn: ↑mephitic • Similar to: ↑malodorous, ↑malodourous, ↑unpleasant smelling, ↑ill smelling, ↑stinky • …   Useful english dictionary

  • miasmal — adjective filled with vapor miasmic jungles a vaporous bog • Syn: ↑miasmic, ↑vaporous, ↑vapourous • Similar to: ↑cloudy • Derivationally re …   Useful english dictionary

  • miasmic — See miasmal. * * * …   Universalium

  • miasmic — Synonyms and related words: abhorrent, abominable, aerial, aerodynamic, aerostatic, aery, airy, bad, bad smelling, base, beastly, below contempt, beneath contempt, catching, communicable, contagious, contemptible, crude, deadly, despicable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miasmal — adj mephitic, miasmic, miasmatic, mias matical; fetid, noxious, noisome, fulsome, virulent, vile, foul, putrid, bad; malodorous, odorous, stinking, reeking; poisonous, toxic; unhealthful, unwholesome, insalubrious, unsalutary, deleterious,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • miasma — miasmal, miasmatic /muy az mat ik/, miasmatical, miasmic, adj. /muy az meuh, mee /, n., pl. miasmas, miasmata / meuh teuh/. 1. noxious exhalations from putrescent organic matter; poisonous effluvia or germs polluting the atmosphere. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • miasmatic — miasmic, miasmatic, miasmal *poisonous, toxic, venomous, virulent, pestilent, pestilential, mephitic Analogous words: contagious, *infectious, catching: noxious, *pernicious, baneful, deleterious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • poisonous — poisonous, venomous, virulent, toxic, mephitic, pestilent, pestilential, miasmic, miasmatic, miasmal are comparable when they mean having the properties or the effects of poison (see POISON) Basically poisonous implies that the thing so described …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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