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Synonyms of turbid in English:


  • 1 turbid waters
    murky, opaque, cloudy, unclear, muddy, thick, milky, roily
    [Antonyms] clear
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    turbid, turgid
    Which is it? Turbid is used of a liquid or color to mean 'muddy, not clear': turbid water. Turgid means 'swollen, inflated, enlarged': turgid veins. Both turbid and turgid can also be used to describe language or literary style: as such, turbid means 'confused' ( the turbid utterances of Carlyle), and turgid means 'pompous, bombastic' ( a turgid and pretentious essay).
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