Vaporous vs Vaporlike - What's the difference?

vaporous | vaporlike |


As adjectives the difference between vaporous and vaporlike

is that vaporous is relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial while vaporlike is resembling vapor; vaporous, misty.

vaporous

English

Alternative forms

* vapourous

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.
  • * 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
  • O hateful, vaporous , and foggy night!
  • * 1605, Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
  • 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.

    vaporlike

    English

    Alternative forms

    * vapourlike

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling vapor; vaporous, misty.