noun, plural mi·as·mas, mi·as·ma·ta [mahy-az-muh-tuh, mee-]. /maɪˈæz mə tə, mi-/.
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A pandemic raced over the land, there were wildfires, uneasy political divisions, and we gasped in the miasma of social media.
Since then, a black miasma of recursive vengeance has descended upon Iraq.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The air of CGI is thick with the miasma of biz-school neologisms.Is It Over? A 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Postmortem|Matthew DeLuca|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And I wonder if what we are looking at with the “fly by” of Minneapolis might not be a form of miasma—called boredom.
Tories will wax eloquent on "the pink miasma of revolutionary Radicalism."
The pollution (miasma) of sin is precipitated by his blood, the power of sin is conquered by his Spirit.Aids to Reflection|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But we rather overdid the miasma, so it was abolished by mutual consent.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Many of the women were adding their cigarette-smoke to the haze settling over all like a gray miasma.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
Miasma has polluted the atmosphere so long that people do not know the feeling of untainted air.A New Atmosphere|Gail Hamilton