mist - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/mɪst/
singularmist
pluralmists
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a mass of small drops of water in the air close to the ground
    shrouded in mist (=completely hidden by mist):

    The whole coast became shrouded in a thick mist.

    1. a.
      [singular] small drops of a particular liquid that are in the air

      a mist of perfume

    See also fog1
  2. 2
    [singular] literary something that makes it difficult for you to see
    mist of:

    a mist of tears

    1. a.
      something that makes it difficult for you to understand something
      mist of:

      a mist of emotion