[at-muh s-fer-ik, -feer-]
- pertaining to, existing in, or consisting of the atmosphere: atmospheric vapors.
- caused by, produced by, or operated on by the atmosphere: atmospheric storms.
- resembling or suggestive of the atmosphere; having muted tones and softened or indistinct outlines; hazy: atmospheric effects.
- having or producing an emotional atmosphere: atmospheric quality; atmospheric lighting.
Origin of atmospheric
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Examples from the Web for atmospherically
It is not the season, either politically or atmospherically.America To-day, Observations and Reflections
But as soon as they crossed the Alps into Germany they breathed raw air, politically as well as atmospherically.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)
The day we evacuated it was atmospherically the most glorious that we enjoyed upon our whole trip.
To be atmospherically vague is one thing; to be haphazard, wanton and untruthful, quite another.First and Last Things
H. G. Wells
It was one of those evenings, serenely luminous, amply and atmospherically still, when the river bend was at its best.The History of Mr. Polly
H. G. Wells
Word Origin and History for atmospherically
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