Antonyms for muddiness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : muhd-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmʌd i

Definition of muddiness

Origin :
  • late 13c., from mud + -y (2). Big Muddy in reference to the Missouri or Mississippi rivers is first recorded 1825.
  • As in cloudiness : noun vagueness
  • As in confusedness : noun disorder
  • As in disorderedness : noun disorder
  • As in disorderliness : noun disorder
Example sentences :
  • Within this week we have been studying a stream, which has alternated in its clearness and muddiness.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV. » by Various
  • She had acquired the London muddiness of complexion quickly, poor child, in the semi-subterranean life she led.
  • Extract from : « The Message » by Alec John Dawson
  • The horse played at drinking, pretending a thirst which it did not feel, and began to paw the clear water into muddiness.
  • Extract from : « The Short Cut » by Jackson Gregory
  • Memphis was then, and is now, famous for the beauty of her women, and the muddiness of her streets.
  • Extract from : « The White Rose of Memphis » by William C. Falkner
  • The reverse is muddiness, which is sure to come from too much fussing and overworking of wet paint.
  • Extract from : « The Painter in Oil » by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
  • In the following names the sense may be sometimes then that of muddiness, though in general, as I take it, that of sluggishness.
  • Extract from : « The River-Names of Europe » by Robert Ferguson
  • The horse that had been loaned to them was a speedy animal and they made good time despite the muddiness of the road.
  • Extract from : « The Rover Boys on the Farm » by Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)

Synonyms for muddiness

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019