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Meaning of TENEBROUS

Pronunciation:  'tenubrus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"
 

TENEBROUS is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: dark, tenebrific, tenebrious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ten"e*brous\, a. [L. tenebrosus, fr. tenebrae
darkness: cf. F. t['e]n['e]breux.]
Dark; gloomy; dusky; tenebrious. -- {Ten"e*brous*ness}, n.

      The most dark, tenebrous night.          --J. Hall
                                               (1565).

      The towering and tenebrous boughts of the cypress.
                                               --Longfellow.

 

 

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