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Adjective
Being without light or without much light
“The room was too dim to read anything written on the slab.”
Adjective
Unfavorable with regard to opinion
“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
“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
Not clearly recalled or formulated in the mind
“The baying hounds triggered a dim ancestral memory of rapacious wolf packs that was hard-wired somewhere deep inside his brain.”
Adjective
Lacking in brightness or lustre
“The sun emitted dim rays of light and its reflection on the sea was moving constantly.”
Adjective
Verb
To make dark, dim, or indistinct
“They didn't dim their lights; hardly any driver that passed by dimmed his lights.”
Verb
Make or become less bright or distinct
“A few minutes later the lights began to dim and the curtain rose.”
Verb
Make or become less intense
“Failure at this period sharply limits a seedling's early growth and may dim the prospects of those involved.”
Verb
To become or cause to become dim
“The skies dimmed.”
Verb
“The fighting dimmed hopes of peace.”
Verb
“Their economic prospects have dimmed.”
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