Mixed vs Mist - What's the difference?

mixed | mist |

As verbs the difference between mixed and mist

is that mixed is (mix) while mist is (to mock a work by inserting annotations).

As an adjective mixed

is having two or more separate aspects.




  • (mix)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having two or more separate aspects.
  • I get a very mixed feeling from this puzzling painting.
  • Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.
  • My joy was somewhat mixed when my partner said she was pregnant: it's a lot of responsibility.
  • Including both male(s) and female(s).
  • The tennis match was mixed with a boy and a girl on each side.
    ''My son attends a mixed school, my daughter an all-girl grammar school.
  • Stemming from two or more races or breeds
  • ''The benefit dog show has both mixed and single-breed competitions.
    ''Mixed blood can surprisingly produce inherited properties which neither parent showed


    * heterogenous * (not pure) impure


    * unmixed * homogenous

    Derived terms

    * mixed blessing * mixed bud * mixed company * mixed doubles * mixed drink * mixed farming * mixed marriage * mixed message * mixed number





    (wikipedia mist)


  • (uncountable) Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
  • It was difficult to see through the morning mist .
  • (countable) A layer of fine droplets or particles.
  • There was an oily mist on the lens .
  • (figurative) Anything that dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision.
  • * Dryden
  • His passion cast a mist before his sense.

    Derived terms

    * misty * mists of time * red mist


    (en verb)
  • To form mist.
  • It's misting this morning.
  • To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.
  • I mist my tropical plants every morning.
  • To cover with a mist.
  • The lens was misted .
  • (of the eyes) To be covered by tears.
  • My eyes misted when I remembered what had happened.

    Derived terms

    * mist over


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