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Meaning of STYGIAN

Pronunciation:  'stijeeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth
  2. [adj]  hellish; "Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"- Milton
 

STYGIAN is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Acheronian, Acherontic, dark, infernal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Styg"i*an\, a. [L. Stygius, fr. Styx, Stygis, Gr. ?, ?,
the Styx.]
Of or pertaining to the river Styx; hence, hellish; infernal.
See {Styx}.

      At that so sudden blaze, the Stygian throng Bent their
      aspect.                                  --Milton.

 

 

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