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Definition 1: confusion characterized by lack of clarity - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for fog in the sense of this definition

(fog is a kind of ...) a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior

"a confusion of impressions"

Definition 2: droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(fog is a kind of ...) a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

(... is a kind of fog ) a large mass of fog on the sea (as seen from a distance)

(... is a kind of fog ) a dense winter fog containing ice particles

(... is a kind of fog ) a thin fog with condensation near the ground

(... is a kind of fog ) a heavy thick yellow fog

Definition 3: an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for fog in the sense of this definition

(fog is a kind of ...) the weather or climate at some place

"the atmosphere was thick with fog"

(... is a kind of fog ) (British informal) an airless smoky smelly atmosphere

Definition 4: make less visible or unclear - [verb of perception]

Samples where fog or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stars are obscured by the clouds
  • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley

Synonyms for fog in the sense of this definition

(fog is a kind of ...) prevent from being seen or discovered

"hide the money"

(... is a kind of fog ) cast a shadow upon

"The tall tree overshadowed the house"

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