vaporous

[vey-per-uhs]
adjective
1.
having the form or characteristics of vapor: a vaporous cloud.
2.
full of or abounding in vapor; foggy; misty: a vaporous twilight.
3.
producing or giving off vapor: a vaporous bog.
4.
dimmed or obscured with vapor: a low valley surrounded by vaporous mountains.
5.
unsubstantial; diaphanous; airy: vaporous fabrics; vaporous breezes.
6.
vaguely formed, fanciful, or unreliable: vaporous promises.

Origin:
1520–30; vapor + -ous

vaporously, adverb
vaporousness, vaporosity [vey-puh-ros-i-tee] , noun
nonvaporosity, noun
nonvaporous, adjective
nonvaporously, adverb
nonvaporousness, noun
unvaporosity, noun
unvaporous, adjective
unvaporously, adverb
unvaporousness, noun
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vaporous (ˈveɪpərəs)
 
adj
1.  resembling or full of vapour
2.  another word for vaporific
3.  lacking permanence or substance; ephemeral or fanciful
4.  given to foolish imaginings
5.  dulled or obscured by an atmosphere of vapour
 
'vaporously
 
adv
 
'vaporousness
 
n
 
vaporosity
 
n

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Example sentences
Where little over a decade ago rainforest transpired under a vaporous haze, the
  ground has been cleared, raked and gouged.
They're often slow and pretty, a little vaporous and inherently dramatic.
Lyrics give the impression of having been dashed off and forgotten in a
  vaporous haze of inspiration.
Here, a golden brown aura dominates the picture, from the vaporous clouds to
  the city skyline.
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