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Meaning of "befogging" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEFOGGING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEFOGGING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Befogging is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb befogging in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BEFOGGING

PRESENT

Present
I befog
you befog
he/she/it befogs
we befog
you befog
they befog
Present continuous
I am befogging
you are befogging
he/she/it is befogging
we are befogging
you are befogging
they are befogging
Present perfect
I have befogged
you have befogged
he/she/it has befogged
we have befogged
you have befogged
they have befogged
Present perfect continuous
I have been befogging
you have been befogging
he/she/it has been befogging
we have been befogging
you have been befogging
they have been befogging
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I befogged
you befogged
he/she/it befogged
we befogged
you befogged
they befogged
Past continuous
I was befogging
you were befogging
he/she/it was befogging
we were befogging
you were befogging
they were befogging
Past perfect
I had befogged
you had befogged
he/she/it had befogged
we had befogged
you had befogged
they had befogged
Past perfect continuous
I had been befogging
you had been befogging
he/she/it had been befogging
we had been befogging
you had been befogging
they had been befogging
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will befog
you will befog
he/she/it will befog
we will befog
you will befog
they will befog
Future continuous
I will be befogging
you will be befogging
he/she/it will be befogging
we will be befogging
you will be befogging
they will be befogging
Future perfect
I will have befogged
you will have befogged
he/she/it will have befogged
we will have befogged
you will have befogged
they will have befogged
Future perfect continuous
I will have been befogging
you will have been befogging
he/she/it will have been befogging
we will have been befogging
you will have been befogging
they will have been befogging
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would befogging
you would befogging
he/she/it would befogging
we would befogging
you would befogging
they would befogging
Conditional continuous
I would be befogging
you would be befogging
he/she/it would be befogging
we would be befogging
you would be befogging
they would be befogging
Conditional perfect
I would have befogging
you would have befogging
he/she/it would have befogging
we would have befogging
you would have befogging
they would have befogging
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been befogging
you would have been befogging
he/she/it would have been befogging
we would have been befogging
you would have been befogging
they would have been befogging
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you befog
we let´s befog
you befog
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to befog
Past participle
befogged
Present Participle
befogging
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEFOGGING

beflower
beflum
befoam
befog
befogged
befool
before
before long
before one´s time
before the fact
before the mast
before you could say Jack Robinson
before-and-after test
before-tax
beforehand
beforetime
befortune
befoul
befouler
befoulment

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEFOGGING

bagging
begging
blogging
bragging
changing
debugging
dogging
dragging
flagging
gagging
hogging
hugging
jogging
lagging
legging
ligging
logging
plugging
rigging
tagging
tugging

Synonyms and antonyms of befogging in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BEFOGGING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «befogging» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of befogging

Translation of «befogging» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEFOGGING

Find out the translation of befogging to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of befogging from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «befogging» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

befogging
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

befogging
570 millions of speakers

English

befogging
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

befogging
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

befogging
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

затемнения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

befogging
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

befogging
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

befogging
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Befogging
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

befogging
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

befogging
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

befogging
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Befogging
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

befogging
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

befogging
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेफोकिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

befogging
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

befogging
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

befogging
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

затемнення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

befogging
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

befogging
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

befogging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

befogging
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

befogging
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of befogging

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEFOGGING»

The term «befogging» is used very little and occupies the 191.066 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEFOGGING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «befogging» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «befogging» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about befogging

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEFOGGING»

Discover the use of befogging in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to befogging and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Nietzsche: Imagery and Thought : a Collection of Essays
arguments or his adoption of their habits of thought; instead he uses a climatic metaphor, 'that metaphysical befogging ['Vernebelung'], suggesting that he had been suffering from the effects of an unhealthy intellectual 'climate'. The letter ...
Malcolm Pasley, 1978
2
Lectures on the Early History of Christianity in England ...
... than Dunstan's seizure of Satan with a pair of red-hot pinchers. This is so outrageously ridiculous that modern Romish writers are fain to let it slip, as a mere chimera of old monkish brains, befogging themselves, as well as befogging others.
Thomas Winthrop Coit, 1859
3
Climate Con?: History and Science of the Global Warming Scare
... meaning billions e.g. $10B= 10 billion dollars ban preventing use of product or service by actions legal, economic or moral sanctions befogging confusing, making things unclear BP before the present time or British Petroleum aka years ago ...
William B. Innes, 2010
4
Kwartaalblad:
... R miljoene EUROPA EUROPE Swrtsedand Switzerland Luxemburg Luxembourg Frankryk France Belgium Nederland Netherlands Oostenryk Austria Lichtensteir Uchtenstem Regstreekss befogging Monetere sektor Langtermyn Kort termyn ...
5
Autobody and the Reconditioned Car
All this is rather inconvenient and for that reason most drivers act only when the stuffy air compels them to do something, or the befogging of the windshield begins to interfere with their ability to see where they are going. Befogging of the glass ...
6
The Middle Way
But if, on the other hand, we do negative, destructive, befogging deeds in certain situations, a trace inclining one to do negative, destructive, befogging deeds in similar future situations is left in the psyche. And if we follow one or other of these  ...
7
New York Magazine
At the other end of the scale, in his excellent The Honeymoon Killers, Leonard Kastle translated the ugliness of the criminal duet into a human reality, his compassion never befogging his understanding. Miss Loden, however, presents only a ...
8
Popular Science
He intensifies the discords upon a subject which many seem bent upon befogging and distracting by all the arts of ingenious sophistry. He professes to be friendly to copyright, and then reasons his way to the destruction of all copy- right by ...
9
The Rotarian
His ideas may come out in rough and crude form, but unmistakably you sense that here is one who has "got it right," who habitually cuts through befogging irrelevancies and goes by a natural inherent simplicity direct to the core. I have many a ...
10
Schizoid Phenomena, Object Relations and the Self
and (iii) is 'Object- Relations Theory' a true psychodynamic science? 'Physical' and 'Mental' Science We must guard against befogging the theoretical issue by confusing it with a false antithesis between a scientific and a human approach.
Harry Guntrip, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEFOGGING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term befogging is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Top Kremlin Critics In The West Face Media Smears On The Home …
Is he befogging his crimes through disinformation? Should that be countered by the West explicitly and deliberately? The answer, surely, is yes ... «Forbes, May 15»
2
Resetting India-China ties: Fear not disruptive newthink
... side anxious to begin on a clean slate, without any baggage from the past befogging its vision and therefore unafraid to press for its due. «Daily Pioneer, Apr 15»
3
Let's Talk About the Kings' Playoff Chances
Then team heads up north on a little Canadian road trip to take on the Canucks, Oilers and the Flames befogging closing out the regular ... «Today's Slapshot, Apr 15»
4
Alexander highlights Tennessee's history of 'exceptional service' in …
Kris Connor /Associated Press Senators Alexander Lamar(R-TN) and Bob Corker(R-TN) speak with a reporter befogging having lunch with ... «Memphis Commercial Appeal, Jan 15»
5
Kerry puzzled by Turkish stance on ISIL
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Turkey will take part in the US-led coalition against ISIL on its own timetable, befogging the two ... «Press TV, Oct 14»
6
How Much Alcohol Does Islam Allow?
There remains then no room for doubts and questions: any substance which has the effect of befogging or clouding the mind, impairing its faculties of thought, ... «Onislam.net, Sep 14»
7
DETROIT SWINDLE AND MOTEZ'S INSTANT-PARTY HOUSE MUSIC
Zoolab's music makes you nod your head while befogging it with gray clouds of synth, although ebullient rays sometimes shoot through the mist ... «TheStranger.com, Aug 14»
8
Why Neil deGrasse Tyson has creationists so thoroughly petrified
“Despite its increasingly undisguised axe-grinding, history-befogging, and faith-baiting excesses, there's no question that the rebooted Cosmos ... «Salon, May 14»
9
Pope Francis says half of marriages today are invalid. He's wrong.
Unfortunately, the pope's favorite theologian and the pope himself have initiated this discussion in a befogging cloud of pessimism. The pope is ... «The Week Magazine, May 14»
10
There's No Question That Cosmos Is Coming to Public School …
200x200cosmos.jpg Despite its increasingly undisguised axe-grinding, history-befogging, and faith-baiting excesses, there's no question that ... «Discovery Institute, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Befogging [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/befogging>. Jul 2019 ».
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