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Adjective
Dark or lacking in light
“Gus's father looked particularly worn down in the dim tavern lighting.”
Adjective
Having no shine or luster
“The sun emitted dim rays of light and its reflection on the sea was moving constantly.”
Adjective
Not visually distinct to one's sight or memory
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“The baying hounds triggered a dim ancestral memory of rapacious wolf packs hard-wired somewhere deep inside his brain.”
Adjective
Unfavorable with regard to opinion or hope
“It would have empowered me to be clueless too, instead of my holding on to the dim hope that things might work out.”
Adjective
Stupid or slow to understand
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“No less worrisome, therefore, is the fact that the networks that own so many of these stations are too dim to understand this fact.”
Adjective
Expressing subtlety of a particular quality as opposed to intense
Adjective
Situated in or full of shade
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Diminished by interference
Adjective
Difficult for the mind to grasp
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Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction
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Adjective
Having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness
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Dingy and stuffy
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As a ghost, similar to a ghost
Adjective
Uninventive, uncreative
Adjective
Pale
Adjective
Not conspicuous
Adjective
Containing, soaked in, or covered in water
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Verb
To become, or to make, less bright, especially of a light source
“You can even dim the lights in the classroom and shine a flashlight on your face as you read, to up the spooky factor.”
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To become, or cause to become, dark
“The night sky would dim tremendously with the stars currently visible to the naked eye being reduced to a mere handful.”
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To fade or become less intense
“There would always be a special place in the heart for each other, but time would pass and memory would dim.”
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To make, or become, visually indistinct
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“Mixed in with it are tiny dust grains and, like smoke, they dim our view of things beyond.”
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To lessen, diminish or weaken
“A clash with Hegel, then the leading luminary of the German philosophical world, appeared to dim his prospects of becoming a successful lecturer.”
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To whiten, typically by the removal of color
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Become extinguished
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To render obtuse
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Cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison
Noun
The close of the day
Noun
The period from sunset to sunrise in each twenty-four hours
Interjection
Stupid, dumb
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