Vaporous vs Overcast - What's the difference?
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Vaporous is a related term of overcast.
As adjectives the difference between vaporous and overcast
is that vaporous
is relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial while overcast
is covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened.
As a noun overcast is
(obsolete) an outcast.
As a verb overcast is
(obsolete) to overthrow.
Relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.
* 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
* 1605, Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
- O hateful, vaporous , and foggy night!
- So whosoever shall entertain high and vaporous imaginations, instead of a laborious and sober inquiry of truth, shall beget hopes and beliefs of strange and impossible shapes.
(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.