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
demi-jour
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ partial shadow
partial shadow
partial eclipse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ shadow of a shade
shadow of a shade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ glimmer
glimmer
gliming
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ nebulosity
nebulosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cloud
cloud
&c. 353
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ eclipse
eclipse
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ aurora
aurora
dusk
twilight
shades of evening
crepuscule
cockshut time|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ break of day
break of day
daybreak
dawn
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ moonlight
moonlight
moonbeam
moonglade
moonshine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ starlight
starlight
owl's light
candlelight
rushlight
firelight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ farthing candle
farthing candle
PARAG:Dimness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be dim
be dim
grow dim
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ flicker
flicker
twinkle
glimmer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ loom
loom
lower
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fade
fade
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pale
pale
pale its ineffectual fire
=>(Hamlet)
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render dim
render dim
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dim
dim
bedim
obscure
PARAG:Dimness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dim
dim
dull
lackluster
dingy
darkish
shorn of its beams
dark
???>421
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ faint
faint
shadowed forth
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ glassy
glassy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cloudy
cloudy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ misty
misty
&c.(opaque) 426
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ blear
blear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ muggy||
muggy||
fuliginous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ nebulous
nebulous
nebular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ obnubilated
obnubilated
overcast
crepuscular
muddy
lurid
leaden
dun
dirty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ looming
looming
&c.->V.
pale
&c.(colorless) 429
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ confused
confused
&c.(invisible) 447

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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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 — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shadowiness Nouns dimness, obscurity, shadow, shade; darkness, opacity; partial darkness, partial shadow, partial eclipse; cloudiness; dusk, gloaming, twilight, evening, shades of evening; moonlight,… …   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 — dim·ness || dɪmnɪs n. lack of light, partial darkness; dullness; lack of luster …   English contemporary dictionary

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