One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘To allay anxiety about deleterious perspiration and open pores in the miasmatic tropics, the British insisted on wearing thick flannel next to the skin.’
- ‘If typhoid did appear, medical authorities recommended the removal of the troops from the miasmatic conditions, the disuse of the suspected contaminated water supply, and the disinfection of the latrines.’
- ‘The texture of the air is different; drier, fresher: late August is miasmatic, but all that's gone now.’
- ‘The painkillers killed the pain, induced a marvelous, floaty sort of feeling, and lifted my spirits to the point where I was filled with a sort of miasmatic love for every other man, woman, and small furry animal on the planet.’
- ‘The inquiry itself embodied a pivotal shift in scientific paradigms of disease causation from miasmatic or filth-based models to the germ theory.’
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