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[klou-did] /ˈklaʊ dɪd/
confused; muddled; disordered:
a mind clouded by sorrow.
covered with or as if with clouds.
Origin of clouded
1590-1600; cloud + -ed2
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unclouded, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He set out, says one that saw him leave town, as unclouded and happy as the sky that was above his head that bright morning.

  • The fog had lifted, the sun blazed forth in unclouded majesty.

    Slaves of Mercury Nat Schachner
  • It was past sunrise now; the mugginess in the air had fled before the unclouded sun, and the day was pleasantly bright and warm.

    The Snow-Burner Henry Oyen
  • His face, beaming with unclouded love and trust, seemed to me as the face of an angel.

    Ernest Linwood Caroline Lee Hentz
  • I hear their laughing voices, I see their bright, unclouded eyes.

    The Story Girl Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • He does not ask, when the sunbeams fall on his unclouded vision, if it be light.

    Ernest Linwood Caroline Lee Hentz
  • One foot of murky English sky was dearer, after all, than miles of the unclouded heavens of the South.

    The Peace Egg and Other tales Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • The harvest moon in the zenith was flooding the world with unclouded light.

    The Mermaid Lily Dougall

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