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1. atmosphere

noun. ['ˈætməsˌfɪr'] a particular environment or surrounding influence.

Synonyms

  • gloominess
  • glumness
  • condition
  • miasma
  • smell
  • ambiance
  • status
  • feel
  • miasm
  • genius loci
  • spirit
  • gloom
  • flavour
  • ambience
  • flavor
  • tone
  • look

Antonyms

  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement
  • stigmatism

Etymology

  • atmosphaera (Latin)

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Rhymes with Atmosphere

  • biosphere
  • hemisphere
  • lanphere
  • stratosphere
  • telesphere

How do you pronounce atmosphere?

Pronounce atmosphere as ˈætməsˌfɪr.

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How do you spell atmosphere? Is it atomsphere ?

A common misspelling of atmosphere is atomsphere

Sentences with atmosphere


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plants such as legumes fix nitrogen from the atmosphere into the soil by relying on the beneficial bacteria rhizobia.

2. Adverb
Expect a nonstop party atmosphere, especially in February, when Carnival season begins.

Quotes about atmosphere


1. We have known since the 1800s that carbon dioxide traps heat in the atmosphere. The right amount keeps the climate conducive to human life.
- James Hansen

2. My uncle worked in emergency wards dealing with people who came in with terrible injuries. He talked about the sketch shows they would put on to lighten the atmosphere. You often find this sense of grim humor in hospitals. The injuries people are suffering are ghastly. You have to laugh at something or you'd otherwise cry.
- Honeysuckle Weeks

3. When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

2. atmosphere

noun. ['ˈætməsˌfɪr'] a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade.

Synonyms

  • atm
  • standard atmosphere
  • pressure unit
  • s.t.p.
  • standard pressure

Antonyms

  • levity
  • agitation
  • cheerfulness
  • abnormality

Etymology

  • atmosphaera (Latin)

3. atmosphere

noun. ['ˈætməsˌfɪr'] the mass of air surrounding the Earth.

Synonyms

  • part
  • airspace
  • Earth
  • globe
  • air
  • world
  • ionosphere
  • earth
  • air space

Antonyms

  • pleasure
  • gravity
  • dislike
  • pride

Etymology

  • atmosphaera (Latin)

4. atmosphere

noun. ['ˈætməsˌfɪr'] the weather or climate at some place.

Synonyms

  • fog
  • fogginess
  • atmospheric state
  • weather condition
  • cyclone
  • murk
  • atmospheric condition
  • air mass
  • weather
  • murkiness
  • anticyclone

Antonyms

  • cyclone
  • fullness
  • wetness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • atmosphaera (Latin)

5. atmosphere

noun. ['ˈætməsˌfɪr'] the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body.

Synonyms

  • sky
  • troposphere
  • stratosphere
  • thermosphere
  • mesosphere
  • exosphere

Antonyms

  • ingratitude
  • despair
  • pain
  • fear

Etymology

  • atmosphaera (Latin)

6. atmosphere

noun. ['ˈætməsˌfɪr'] a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • vibe
  • quality
  • air
  • vibration
  • mystique
  • aura

Antonyms

  • humility
  • liking
  • calmness
  • concern

Etymology

  • atmosphaera (Latin)
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