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Meaning of DIMNESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being dim
  2. [n]  the property of lacking brilliance
  3. [n]  the state of being poorly illuminated
 

DIMNESS is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: duskiness, faintness, subduedness
 
 See Also: blurriness, dullness, dulness, fogginess, fuzziness, indistinctness, semidarkness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dim"ness\, n. [AS. dimness.]
1. The state or quality ? being dim; lack of brightness,
   clearness, or distinctness; dullness; obscurity.

2. Dullness, or want of clearness, of vision or of
   intellectual perception. --Dr. H. More.

Syn: Darkness; obscurity; gloom. See {Darkness}.

 
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