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Meaning of SUNSET

Pronunciation:  'sun`set

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon
  2. [n]  atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
  3. [n]  the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
  4. [adj]  of a declining industry or technology; "sunset industries"
 

SUNSET is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: old, sundown
 
 Antonyms: aurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, morning, sunrise, sunup
 
 See Also: atmospheric phenomenon, eve, evening, eventide, hour, periodic event, recurrent event, time of day

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sun"set"\, Sunsetting \Sun"set`ting\, n.
1. The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time
   when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively.

         'T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore.
                                               --Campbell.

2. Hence, the region where the sun sets; the west.

{Sunset shell} (Zo["o]l.), a West Indian marine bivalve
   ({Tellina radiata}) having a smooth shell marked with
   radiating bands of varied colors resembling those seen at
   sunset or before sunrise; -- called also {rising sun}.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing the sunset in your dream indicates the end of a cycle or condition. It is a period of rest, renewal, and evaluation.
 

 

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