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Another word for mist

  1. A thick, heavy atmospheric condition offering reduced visibility because of the presence of suspended particles

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Another word for mist


Synonym Study

  • Smog is applied to a low-lying, perceptible layer of polluted air or to a mixture of fog and smoke sometimes appearing in industrial centers: the first three terms are also used figuratively lost in the mists of the past, a troublesome haze of confusion, in a fog of doubt
  • Fog suggests a greater density of moisture particles than mist , sometimes suggesting a thickness impenetrable by the vision
  • Haze suggests a thin dispersion of smoke, dust, moisture, etc. that makes objects indistinct
  • Mist applies to a visible atmospheric vapor of rather fine density that blurs the vision