1. (of water) muddy; having the sediment disturbed
1. The crocodile dived and settled on the muddy bottom of the pond, making the water turbid.
2. (figuratively) unclear; obscure
2. He expresses himself clearly and straightforwardly when he speaks, but his writing is turbid.
turba (turmoil, crowd) (Latin)
nebulous, opaque, turbid
diaphanous, limpid, lucid, pellucid
TURBID=TURBINE. The TURBINES on a boat can churn up the water and make it TURBID and murky. When you walk into a lake and the water is disTURBeD, the water becomes TURBID