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 Meanings and Examples of CLOUDY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  lacking definite form or limits
 a.  (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  That was a plain statement of the cloudy purpose which had driven him in headlong to Starkfield.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VIII
2  As they took wing for this it seemed to him that they were flying indeed, flying far up into the cloudy night, with Starkfield immeasurably below them, falling away like a speck in space.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
3  Her daylight view of them necessarily differed from the cloudy vision of the night.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
4  The cloudy white blossoms of the plum trees filled the grove with a springtime mistiness which gave an illusion of distance.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
5  They came to the cloudy bulk of a barn whose outer wall was directly upon the road.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
6  It was a cloudy, sultry afternoon; the seamen were lazily lounging about the decks, or vacantly gazing over into the lead-coloured waters.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
7  When the weather was dark and cloudy Edna could not work.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
8  There would be cloudy grey light over the playgrounds.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
9  His soul was swooning into some new world, fantastic, dim, uncertain as under sea, traversed by cloudy shapes and beings.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
10  The instant of inspiration seemed now to be reflected from all sides at once from a multitude of cloudy circumstances of what had happened or of what might have happened.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
11  The room seemed to have grown darker, as if all the sad light of the cloudy evening had taken refuge on her forehead.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In III
12  Still I would penetrate their misty veil and seek them in their cloudy retreats.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
13  I must have read very perspicuously, or the poor soul must have been deeply interested, for I remember she had a cloudy impression, after I had done, that they were a sort of vegetable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
14  We brought the locker out, extinguished the candle, fastened the door on the outside, and left the old boat close shut up, a dark speck in the cloudy night.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
15  It was a foggy, cloudy morning, and a dun-coloured veil hung over the house-tops, looking like the reflection of the mud-coloured streets beneath.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence:
1  Helping keep the picture cloudy is Gretzky, who becomes an unrestricted free agent after the season.
2  From Sunday to Tuesday, it will be cloudy with occasional drizzle in western and northwestern areas, especially around coasts and hills.
3  The lime water has turned cloudy, therefore carbon dioxide has been produced during the experiment.
4  In that cloudy sky only one lone star can be seen.
5  The one big variable is the weather: The forecast is for cloudy skies throughout the day and possibly for stormy when the top riders set off.