As verbs the difference between mist and overcast
is that mist
is (to mock a work by inserting annotations) while overcast
is (obsolete) to overthrow.
As a noun overcast is
(obsolete) an outcast.
As an adjective overcast is
covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(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
(obsolete) An outcast.
A cloud covering all of the sky.
Covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened.
(meteorology) The sky is said to be overcast , when it is more than 90% covered by clouds.
(figuratively) In a state of depression; gloomy; melancholy.
(obsolete) To overthrow.
To cover with cloud; to overshadow; to darken.
To make gloomy; to depress.
(obsolete) To be or become cloudy.
(obsolete) To transform.