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Partial or total darkness; dimness:
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  1. Partial or total darkness; dimness:
  2. An atmosphere of melancholy or depression:
  3. Darkness; dimness; obscurity
(Archaic) Dark; obscure
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  1. (Archaic) Dark; obscure
The approach of darkness; dusk.
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  1. The approach of darkness; dusk.
  2. The time in the evening when daylight is last visible; dusk
  3. The close of the day; the coming of night.
Not clearly seen, heard, perceived, or understood; vague
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  1. Not clearly seen, heard, perceived, or understood; vague
  2. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
  3. Not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction, strength, etc.
Dense fog.
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  1. Dense fog.
  2. Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
  3. Darkness; gloom
The quality of being dusky
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Very dark; often, specif., entirely without light
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  1. Very dark; often, specif., entirely without light
  2. Extremely dark.
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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  1. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  2. Showing or filled with gloom:
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic:
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  1. Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic:
  2. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected.
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
The time between dusk and dawn; also, the time between sunset and sunrise
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  1. The time between dusk and dawn; also, the time between sunset and sunrise
  2. The hours of darkness between sunset and sunrise; the night.
The last part of the day; close of the day and early part of night; period between sunset or the last meal of the day and bedtime
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  1. The last part of the day; close of the day and early part of night; period between sunset or the last meal of the day and bedtime
  2. The period of decreasing daylight between afternoon and night.
  3. The period between sunset or the evening meal and bedtime:
By, for, or about black people as a group; specif., in the U.S., by, for, or about black Americans
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  1. By, for, or about black people as a group; specif., in the U.S., by, for, or about black Americans
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Being or characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor:
Somewhat dark in color; esp., swarthy
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  1. Somewhat dark in color; esp., swarthy
  2. Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
  3. Lacking light; dim; shadowy
Not clearly known, understood, or expressed:
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  1. Not clearly known, understood, or expressed:
  2. Unclear, obscure, cryptic, etc.
  3. Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.
Deficient in light; dark:
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  1. Deficient in light; dark:
  2. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  3. Out of sight; hidden:
Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
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  1. Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
  2. Lacking light; dim; shadowy
  3. Rather dark in color:
Having a dark complexion.
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  1. Having a dark complexion.
Having dark brown or black hair or eyes.
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  1. Having dark brown or black hair or eyes.
Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
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  1. Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
  2. Lacking light; dim; shadowy
  3. Rather dark in color:
Having a dark complexion
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  1. Having a dark complexion
Opposite to white; of the color of coal or pitch
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  1. Opposite to white; of the color of coal or pitch
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Being or characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor:
Gloomy and somber:
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  1. Gloomy and somber:
  2. Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
  3. (Obs.) Pale; wan
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
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  1. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  2. Devoid of inhabitants; deserted:
  3. Barren; lifeless:
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
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  1. Causing gloom or misery; depressing
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Boring; dull:
  3. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Cheerless; dismal.
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  1. Cheerless; dismal.
  2. Without joy; unhappy, sad
Melancholy; dismal:
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  1. Melancholy; dismal:
  2. Dark; gloomy:
  3. Dull or dark in color:
Serving to obscure or darken.
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  1. Serving to obscure or darken.
  2. Making dark; obscuring
  3. Gloomy; dark.
Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
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  1. Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
  2. (Obs.) Baleful; threatening
  3. Gloomy; dismal; sad; depressing
(Obsolete) Dreadful; disastrous.
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  1. (Obsolete) Dreadful; disastrous.
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Depressed; miserable
Marked by pessimism and little hopefulness.
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  1. Marked by pessimism and little hopefulness.
  2. Of or characterized by pessimism; expecting the worst
  3. (Should we delete(+) this redundant sense?) Always expecting the worst.
The state of being dim, poorly illuminated, almost dark.
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  1. The state of being dim, poorly illuminated, almost dark.
The quality of being dusky
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The state or quality of being murky.
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  1. The state or quality of being murky.
The state of being unknown; a thing that is unknown.
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  1. The state of being unknown; a thing that is unknown.
  2. An obscure person or thing
  3. (Literary) Darkness; the absence of light.
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