Antonyms for mugginess

Grammar : Noun
Spell : muhg-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmʌg i

Definition of mugginess

Origin :
  • 1731, from mugen "to drizzle" (late 14c.), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse mugga "drizzling mist," possibly from PIE *meug- "slimy, slippery" (see mucus).
  • As in stickiness : noun humidity
  • As in humidity : noun very damp weather
Example sentences :
  • It seemed delightful to get away from the mugginess of home, and I marveled at my sensations.
  • Extract from : « Wanted: A Cook » by Alan Dale
  • But the intense dry heat is healthier and to many less trying than the mugginess of the rainy season.
  • Extract from : « The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir » by Sir James McCrone Douie
  • It was past sunrise now; the mugginess in the air had fled before the unclouded sun, and the day was pleasantly bright and warm.
  • Extract from : « The Snow-Burner » by Henry Oyen

Synonyms for mugginess

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