noun, plural mi·as·mas, mi·as·ma·ta [mahy-az-muh-tuh, mee-]. /maɪˈæz mə tə, mi-/.
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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.
Miasma, mī-az′ma, n. unwholesome exhalations arising from putrescent matter—also Mī′asm:—pl.
The attacks of illness which arise from miasma never fail to appear most mysterious.A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World|Charles Darwin
The miasma from the swamps had obviously undermined Moreau's health; but Marston doubted if this accounted for all.Wyndham's Pal|Harold Bindloss
A word slipped into her mind like a whiff of miasma off an evil swamp.The Drums Of Jeopardy|Harold MacGrath
As he looked round it, he could imagine that a light mist invaded it stealthily, like miasma rising from some sinister marsh.Bye-Ways|Robert Smythe Hichens