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1. Accompained with mist; characterised by the presence of mist; obscured by, or overspread with, mist; as, misty weather; misty mountains; a misty atmosphere.

2. Obscured as if by mist; dim; obscure; clouded; as, misty sight. The more I muse therein [theology], The mistier it seemeth. (Piers Plowman)

Origin: AS. Mistig. See Mist. In some senses misty has been confused with mystic.