Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To render or grow dim; tarnish; fade.

Part of speech: adjective

Obscure; indistinct; shadowy; misty.

Part of speech: adjective

Not seeing clearly; purblind; obtuse.

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Usage examples "dim":

  1. It was a very bright, pleasant house, quite unlike the dim, dreary old place they were accustomed to worship in; and they looked round them with surprise and interest. - "Shenac's Work at Home", Margaret Murray Robertson.
  2. The dim night Blurreth mine eyes; I cannot see thee right. - "The Rhesus of Euripedes", Euripedes.
  3. Reaching the top step she paused, trying to look about in the dim light, when Laramie, close at hand, startled her: " McAlpin told me you wanted to see me," he said. - "Laramie Holds the Range", Frank H. Spearman.