- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)ShadowinessNouns — dimness, obscurity, shadow, shade; darkness, opacity; partial darkness, partial shadow, partial eclipse; cloudiness; dusk, gloaming, twilight, evening, shades of evening; moonlight, moonbeam, moonshine, starlight, candlelight, firelight; paleness, half-light, faintness, nebulosity, glimmer[ing], aurora, daybreak, dawn. See colorlessness, invisibility.Verbs — be or grow dim; flicker, twinkle, glimmer (see light); loom; fade, pale; dim, bedim, obscure, blur, cloud, mist; fog, befog; shadow, overshadow.Adjectives — dim, dull, lackluster, dingy, darkish, dark; obscure, indistinct, faint, shadowed; cloudy, misty, blear, opaque; nebulous, nebular; looming; pale, colorless.Antonyms, see light.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Absence or deficiency of light: dark, darkness, duskiness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity. See LIGHT.
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Dimness — Dim ness, n. [AS. dimness.] 1. The state or quality ? being dim; lack of brightness, clearness, or distinctness; dullness; obscurity. [1913 Webster] 2. Dullness, or want of clearness, of vision or of intellectual perception. Dr. H. More. Syn:… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
dimness — index indistinctness, obscuration, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
Dimness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dimness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dimness dimness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 darkness darkness &c. 421 Sgm: N 1 paleness paleness &c.(light color) 429 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 half light half light … English dictionary for students
dimness — dim ► ADJECTIVE (dimmer, dimmest) 1) (of a light or illuminated object) not shining brightly or clearly. 2) made difficult to see by darkness, shade, or distance. 3) (of the eyes) not able to see clearly. 4) not clearly remembered. 5) informal… … English terms dictionary
dimness — noun see dim I … New Collegiate Dictionary
dimness — See dimly. * * * … Universalium
dimness — noun The state of being dim, poorly illuminated, almost dark … Wiktionary
dimness — Synonyms and related words: adiaphanousness, anemia, ashiness, asininity, bad light, bleariness, blockishness, bloodlessness, blur, blurriness, boobishness, boorishness, bovinity, cadaverousness, chloranemia, cloddishness, cloudiness, crassness,… … Moby Thesaurus
dimness — sb. Ps. xvii. 10 … Oldest English Words
dimness — dimÂ·ness || dÉªmnÉªs n. lack of light, partial darkness; dullness; lack of luster … English contemporary dictionary