Antonyms for nontransparent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : trans-pair-uhnt, -par-
Phonetic Transcription : trænsˈpɛər ənt, -ˈpær-

Definition of nontransparent

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Medieval Latin transparentem (nominative transparens), present participle of transparere "show light through," from Latin trans- "through" (see trans-) + parere "come in sight, appear" (see appear). Figurative sense of "easily seen through" is first attested 1590s. The attempt to back-form a verb transpare (c.1600) died with the 17c.
  • As in opaque : adj clouded, muddy
  • As in roiled : adj turbid
  • As in roily : adj turbid
  • As in smoggy : adj turbid
  • As in cloudy : adj hazy; darkened

Synonyms for nontransparent

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