cimmerian

Part of speech: adjective

Densely dark; shrouded in gloom.

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Usage examples "cimmerian":

  1. Even the sea freezes, and the whole Cimmerian Bosphorus, and the Scythians who live within the trench travel on the ice and drive over it in waggons. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.
  2. In fifteen days later, a day light the most brilliant would have replaced a midnight the most Cimmerian. - "All Around the Moon", Jules Verne.
  3. I sink down into a Cimmerian darkness here; it seems as if the Stygian pools of blackness had closed over me, and a cry of anguish goes forth from my inmost soul, piercing the dark depths to learn what is spirit? - "Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing", T. S. Arthur.