As verbs the difference between mixed and mist
is that mixed
) while mist
is (to mock a work by inserting annotations).
As an adjective mixed
is having two or more separate aspects.
Having two or more separate aspects.
Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.
- I get a very mixed feeling from this puzzling painting.
Including both male(s) and female(s).
- My joy was somewhat mixed when my partner said she was pregnant: it's a lot of responsibility.
- The tennis match was mixed with a boy and a girl on each side.
Stemming from two or more races or breeds
- ''My son attends a mixed school, my daughter an all-girl grammar school.
- ''The benefit dog show has both mixed and single-breed competitions.
- ''Mixed blood can surprisingly produce inherited properties which neither parent showed
* (not pure) impure
* mixed blessing
* mixed bud
* mixed company
* mixed doubles
* mixed drink
* mixed farming
* mixed marriage
* mixed message
* mixed number
(uncountable) Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
(countable) A layer of fine droplets or particles.
- It was difficult to see through the morning mist .
(figurative) Anything that dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
- There was an oily mist on the lens .
- His passion cast a mist before his sense.
* mists of time
* red mist
To form mist.
To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.
- It's misting this morning.
To cover with a mist.
- I mist my tropical plants every morning.
- The lens was misted .
(of the eyes) To be covered by tears.
- My eyes misted when I remembered what had happened.
* mist over