[syn: cloudiness, murkiness, muddiness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Muddiness \Mud"di*ness\, n.
1. The condition or quality of being muddy; turbidness;
foulness caused by mud, dirt, or sediment; as, the
muddiness of a stream.
2. Obscurity or confusion, as in treatment of a subject;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water;
"the baseball game was canceled because of the wateriness
of the outfield"; "the water's muddiness made it
undrinkable"; "the sloppiness of a rainy November day"
[syn: wateriness, muddiness, sloppiness]
2: a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly
thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions" [syn:
confusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness,
3: the quality of being cloudy [syn: cloudiness, murkiness,