Word of the Day – Oct. 15 – Miasma

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Miasma  (mye-AZ-muh)

Definition:

1:  A vaporous exhalation formerly believed to cause disease; also : a heavy vaporous emanation or atmosphere.

2:  An influence or atmosphere that tends to deplete or corrupt; also, an atmosphere that obscures: fog.

Example sentence: While taking pictures on my recent trip to Ireland, I was glad I brought  a good lens-cleaning cloth, which I used repeatedly in the swirling miasma of mist and rain.

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