Miasma – meaning of the word and examples

Noxious exhalations from putrescent organic matter; poisonous effluvia or germs polluting the atmosphere. (Dictionary.com)

A dangerous, foreboding, or deathlike influence or atmosphere. (Dictionary.com)

Producing an unpleasant smell; noxious. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Characterised by a mysterious and unpleasant atmosphere; oppressive. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A vaporous exhalation formerly believed to cause disease. (Merriam -Webster)

An influence or atmosphere that tends to deplete or corrupt. (Merriam – Webster)


Miasma theory. Science Museum. Brought to life. 


Miasma. Plague. flickr. 


Miasma Behance. 



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