Definition of miasmal in English:

miasmal

Pronunciation /mīˈazməl/ /maɪˈæzməl/ /mēˈazməl/ /miˈæzməl/

adjective

literary

See miasma

‘As the weather deteriorated from brilliant sunshine at the start of play to miasmal gloom in the second half, so the away side's fortunes began to rally.’
  • ‘In a 1940 newspaper column prior to the publication of the book, O Nuallain lamented ‘the cult of prudishness and prurience which hangs over Irish literature to-day like an eroding miasmal pall.’’
  • ‘Instead, according to critics, it has become a miasmal swamp of convoluted regulations that disrupt physician autonomy and patient well-being.’
  • ‘But that idea sort of crystallized a lot of thoughts I'd had about this area where I live - how miasmal weirdness seems to come out of it.’
  • ‘Its easy but assured lyric form, its count, saves it from the miasmal mists of content.’