Cloudy vs Vaporous - What's the difference?

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Cloudy is a related term of vaporous.


As adjectives the difference between cloudy and vaporous

is that cloudy is covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast while vaporous is relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.

cloudy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.
  • Not transparent or clear.
  • Uncertain; unclear.
  • 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.