Brumous vs Vaporous - What's the difference?

brumous | vaporous | Related terms |

Brumous is a related term of vaporous.

As adjectives the difference between brumous and vaporous

is that brumous is foggy or misty; wintry while vaporous is relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.




(en adjective)
  • Foggy or misty; wintry.
  • * 1974 , (Lawrence Durrell), Monsieur , Faber & Faber 1992, p. 23:
  • After the rape, leaving the grooms to bring the trophy home, they galloped away into the soft brumous Italian skyline [...].



    Alternative forms

    * vapourous


    (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.