miasmatic

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miasmatic (comparative more miasmatic, superlative most miasmatic)

  1. Reeking, oppressing, having the nature of a miasma.
    • 2015, Alison Matthews David, Fashion Victims: The Damages of Dress Past and Present, →ISBN, page 20:
      In the Renaissance, when disease was thought to be miasmatic, or transmitted by bad air and smells, strongly perfumed gloves were thought to protect the wearer from epidemics.

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