misty

[mis-tee]
adjective, mistier, mistiest.
1.
abounding in or clouded by mist.
2.
of the nature of or consisting of mist.
3.
appearing as if seen through mist; indistinct or blurred in form or outline.
4.
obscure; vague.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English mistig. See mist, -y1

mistily, adverb
mistiness, noun
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misty (ˈmɪstɪ)
 
adj , mistier, mistiest
1.  consisting of or resembling mist
2.  obscured by or as if by mist
3.  indistinct; blurred: the misty past
 
'mistily
 
adv
 
'mistiness
 
n

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misty
O.E. mistig; see mist + -y (2).
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Example sentences
But such stories are found more often in the sweet misty dreams of development
  officers than in reality.
No wonder that his coaches get a misty, faraway look in the eye when they talk
  about him.
The day was cold and misty, but heat blowers had been installed in the tents.
Vibrant, magical neighbors became misty outlines of themselves.
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