Pronunciation of Murky
/mˈɜːki/, /mˈɜːki/, /m_ˈɜː_k_i/
Antonyms for murky:
Synonyms for murky:
dismal, caliginous, dreary, darkened, shady, somber, cimmerian, swarthy, shaded, dusk, lightless, inky, dark, shadowy, sooty, dim, umbrageous, silhouetted, obscure, gloomy, black, unlit, cloudy, dusky, rayless.
gloomy, obscure (adjective)
unclean, turbid, dusky, tenebrous, dark, stormy, sad, gray, dusk, grubby, dull, muddy, darkened, caliginous, black, dirty, dreary, squalid, foggy, mucky, foul, nebulous, somber, misty, roily, filthy, drab, impenetrable, cloudy, fuzzy, dingy, cheerless, dismal, dim.
out of focus (adjective)
fetid, obscene, impure, foul, untidy, filthy, grungy, sloppy, dusty, offensive, icky, smutty, putrid, slovenly, sordid, disgusting, unsanitary, unclean, dingy, scatological, defiled, squalid, shabby, muddy, unhygenic, toxic, dirty, septic, grimy, festering, insalubrious, grubby, mucky, odious, scruffy, infectious, crummy.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Usage examples for murky:
- The enormous sheets of duck, which had looked like so many light clouds in the murky and threatening heavens, were soon seen fluttering wildly, as they descended from their high places; and, in a few minutes, the ship was reduced to the action of her more secure and heavier canvas. - "The Red Rover", James Fenimore Cooper.
- Pass four short years, and the flash of the Japanese guns across the murky waters of Port Arthur harbor revealed to a startled world- the beginning of the ebb. - "The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy", Theodore Lothrop Stoddard.
- They had reached the edge of the mesa- and the pale yellow of the sky had been covered with a weird murky red. - "The Flute of the Gods", Marah Ellis Ryan.