turbid (TUHR-bid)

adjective: 1. unclear; opaque
2. dark or dense, as smog or clouds
3. confused or muddled

From Latin turba (turmoil, crowd). Earliest documented use: 1626

Usage (from Wordsmith)
“But by the turbid standards of corporate Africa, the company is clean.”
Africa Calling; The Economist (London, UK); Jun 5, 2008.

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