miasma Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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miasmanoun [C]

uk   us   /miˈæz.mə/ literary

miasma noun [C] (FOG)

an ​unpleasant fog that ​smellsbad: A miasma ofpollutionhung in the ​air above Mexico City.

miasma noun [C] (UNPLEASANT FEELING)

a very ​unpleasantgeneralfeeling or ​character of a ​situation or ​place: After he ​lost his ​job, he ​sank into a miasma ofpoverty and ​despair.
(Definition of miasma from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “miasma”
in Chinese (Simplified) 瘴气, 臭气,瘴气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霧氣, 臭氣,瘴氣,毒霧…
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