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Definitions of dim

  1. offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. make dim by comparison or conceal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. become or make darker; "The screen darkend"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To grow dim. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Somewhat dark; hazy; obscure; faint; tarnished; ill-defined. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. To render obscure or less distinct; cloud; tarnish; dull. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To become indistinct; fade. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. Dimly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Dimness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Dimmed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Dimming. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Not bright or distinct: obscure: mysterious: not seeing clearly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. To make dark: to obscure:-pr.p. dimming; pa.p. dimmed'. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Not bright or clear; obscure; mysterious. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. To render or grow dim; tarnish; fade. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Obscure; indistinct; shadowy; misty. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Not seeing clearly; purblind; obtuse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. Not seeing clearly; not clearly seen; obscure; somewhat dark; dull of apprehension; having its lustre obscured. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. To cloud; to obscure; to render dull; to make less bright; to tarnish or sully. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Obscure; imperfectly seen or discovered; somewhat dark; tarnished; faint; vague. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. To cloud or obscure; to make less bright; to sully or tarnish. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. DIM statement foldoc_fs
  35. dim, adj. not bright or distinct: obscure: mysterious: not seeing clearly.--v.t. to make dark: to obscure.--v.i. to become dim:--pr.p. dim'ming; pa.p. dimmed.--adv. DIM'LY.--adj. DIM'MISH, somewhat dim.--n. DIM'NESS. [A.S. dim; akin to Ice. dimmr, dark, and Ger. dämmerung, twilight.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  36. Faintly luminous or visible; not bright, clear, or well-defined; obscure; seeing or seen, hearing or heard, apprehending or apprehended, indistinctly; hence dimly adv., dimmish a., dimness n. (Vb) become or make d., becloud, outshine. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  37. Not having a quick sight; dull of apprehension; not clearly seen, obscure; obstructing the act of vision, not luminous. Complete Dictionary

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