The air of CGI is thick with the miasma of biz-school neologisms.
And I wonder if what we are looking at with the “fly by” of Minneapolis might not be a form of miasma—called boredom.
Yet, with all its miasma, this backwater district has sent many a good man back to the main Road, which we all try to travel.
In the age of monarchy the king lived surrounded by a miasma of intrigue.
The cold chills ran over me, as if I had been under the influence of miasma.'
It was as if Black Dan had dissolved into a miasma, and floated off.
He would not afflict her with that miasma of doubts and fears which had sickened him.
My windows look into the pool and draw all the miasma out of it.
But the miasma carried no distance, and there was nobody to complain about it except Mrs. Fuzzey, who didn't mind.
But, nevertheless, I am not so overcome by the miasma but what I can tell you how truly I love you.
1660s, from Modern Latin miasma "noxious vapors," from Greek miasma (genitive miasmatos) "stain, pollution, defilement, taint of guilt," from stem of miainein "to pollute," from possible PIE root *mai- "to stain, soil, defile" (cf. Old English mal "stain, mark," see mole (n.1)). Earlier form was miasm (1640s), from French miasme. Related: Miasmatic; miasmal.