Mistier
Misty Mist"y (m[i^]st"[y^]), a. [Compar. {Mistier} (m[i^]st"[i^]*[~e]r); superl. {Mistiest}.] [AS. mistig. See {Mist}. In some senses misty has been confused with mystic.] 1. Accompanied with mist; characterized by the presence of mist; obscured by, or overspread with, mist; as, a misty morning; misty weather; misty mountains; a misty atmosphere. [1913 Webster]

2. Obscured as if by mist; dim; obscure; clouded; as, misty sight; to peer into the misty future. [1913 Webster]

The more I muse therein [theology], The mistier it seemeth. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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