Definition of murkiness in US English:



  • See murky

    • ‘The fact that he films everything in semi-darkness adds to the murkiness of the plot.’
    • ‘The picture is reasonably sharp, though not reference quality, with some murkiness in the shadow detail being the chief complaint.’
    • ‘The murkiness and chaos that attend armed conflict mean military actions are hardly immune to mistake.’
    • ‘Yet all this murkiness has not deterred advocates of sanctions from claiming absolute certainty on the issue.’
    • ‘It resembles reality in the murkiness of the decisions and choices that the characters have to make, and the complexity of cause and effect.’