The sun blistered them by day; clouds of pests tormented them by night; miasmatic lowlands threatened them both night and day.
The settlement of "Eden" may be precisely what Dickens drew it: a miasmatic mud-hole.
Why should I haunt a purling stream,Or fish in miasmatic brook?
There were a multitude of flying objects to be seen in the miasmatic air.
There is no life in the air; it is depressing, damp, miasmatic, and intensely hot.
In these latter localities the effects of the miasmatic poison, show themselves in cholera or typhus.
The disease is communicated by contact and it is seemingly also miasmatic.
Only the boldest and most persistent explorers ever have set foot in its tangled and miasmatic haunts.
Central Lombardy is, in general, characterised by marshy swamps poisoning the whole atmosphere with their miasmatic exhalations.
She was like (he thought extravagantly) a whiff of flower-fragrance lost in the miasmatic vapors of a slough.
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.