Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
humanity is on display: the drunkenness of a father, the mistiness of a
The inherent mistiness of Irish mythology coalesces long enough to determine that the ultimate invaders of Ireland, the Milesians, were probably of Gaelic origin.
In the air and in the garden, the movement from the heat and growth of summer changes, often abruptly, to the cool mistiness of autumn.
Thus, any use of the paradigm-shift model necessarily displaces crucial aspects of the Black Arts Movement and the Black Aesthetic--perhaps just as surely, it enables what might be called the "performance of knowledge" to remain in a realm of representational mistiness. This mistiness is evident in Baker's book.
Socrates, who was present at the performance of Aristophanes' Clouds--in which, among other things, he is described as a "logic-chopping," "hair-splitting," "tongue-wrestling" windbag who seeks to replace the old gods ("Zeus is dead!") with the Clouds, whose ethereality and mistiness perfectly symbolize the Philosopher's own vaporous thoughts (3)--is reported to have stood up in his place in the audience in order to be recognized.
It usually sets in during the early afternoon, chasing away any lingering low cloud or mistiness. In this respect it allows the sun to break through and bring about a rise in temperature, which in turn lightens the breeze itself.
mistiness, and the monster or puppetmaster we call God, together
Although Drifters lacked a political or historical theme, its director borrowed a number of Eisenstein's new film techniques: the hammering pistons as counterpoint to the human activity on deck; the montage sequences; the close-up shots of those expressive hand movements; the mistiness of sea and sky which suffuses everything.
After six weeks I received results of a new CT scan: there was less mistiness in my lungs, my oxygen saturation level was up and I no longer needed air from a tank.
He goes on to argue that the poet's personal emotions may be flat or even crude but that he or she has to be a maker of great "art emotions." The confessionals really put the intensity back onto the autobiographical emotions, and I think undid part of the modernist synthesis and moved it back toward romanticism, and I think they were evading the "mistiness" of romanticism, or the part of it which seemed too unrealistic by simply placing the emotionality in a more negative than in a more positive register.
Its pitiless lighting and intercut close-ups combine to produce an effect that is on one level harshly "realistic"--this in direct and calculated contrast to the romantic or pastoral mistiness of Hoch's Technicolor photography in the outdoor Irish scenes--and on another surreal or hallucinatory in the manner of those Bosch or Grunewald paintings where leering faces seem to jump out at the viewer from an unnaturally flattened perspective.
Inness also liked to include the mistiness that occurs as rain showers draw a veil over distant objects.