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turbid

[tur-bid] /ˈtɜr bɪd/
adjective
1.
not clear or transparent because of stirred-up sediment or the like; clouded; opaque; obscured:
the turbid waters near the waterfall.
2.
thick or dense, as smoke or clouds.
3.
confused; muddled; disturbed.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin turbidus disturbed, equivalent to turb(āre) to disturb (derivative of turba turmoil) + -idus -id4
Related forms
turbidity, turbidness, noun
turbidly, adverb
unturbid, adjective
unturbidly, adverb
Can be confused
torpid, turbid, turgid.
turbid, turgid.
Synonyms
1. murky, cloudy, roiled, muddy.
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British Dictionary definitions for unturbid

turbid

/ˈtɜːbɪd/
adjective
1.
muddy or opaque, as a liquid clouded with a suspension of particles
2.
dense, thick, or cloudy: turbid fog
3.
in turmoil or confusion
Derived Forms
turbidity, turbidness, noun
turbidly, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin turbidus, from turbāre to agitate, from turba crowd
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Word Origin and History for unturbid

turbid

adj.

1620s, from Latin turbidus "muddy, full of confusion," from turbare "to confuse, bewilder," from turba "turmoil, crowd," probably from Greek tyrbe "turmoil."

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unturbid in Medicine

turbid tur·bid (tûr'bĭd)
adj.
Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy; cloudy.


tur·bid'i·ty n.
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