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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOUDINESS

She loved him with too clear a vision to fear his cloudiness.

There is not the least cloudiness about Mr. Mozley's meaning here.

Bacteria produce a cloudiness which will not clear upon filtration.

Rainfall, moisture, and cloudiness are most important in growing pears.

The degree of cloudiness gives an idea of the amount of oil present.

Are these the same winds as those which give us the most cloudiness?

A cloudiness in words and a cloudiness of arrangement began to be visible.

Cloudiness what is cloudiness, is it a lining, is it a roll, is it melting.

Cloudiness about .05, but our ordinary shower has not yet reached us, though I hear thunder in the distance.

The weather pure gold, cloudiness about .05, white cirrus flects and pencilings around the horizon.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English cludig "rocky, hilly, full of cliffs;" see cloud (n.). Meaning "of the nature of clouds" is recorded from c.1300; meaning "full of clouds" is late 14c.; that of "not clear" is from 1580s. Figurative sense of "gloomy" is late 14c. Related: Cloudiness; cloudily.

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