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Dim

a.1.Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
The dim magnificence of poetry.
- Whewell.
How is the gold become dim!
- Lam. iv. 1.
I never saw
The heavens so dim by day.
- Shak.
2.Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow.
- Job xvii. 7.
The understanding is dim.
- Rogers.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Dimmed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dimming.]
2.To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
v. i.1.To grow dim.
Verb1.dim - switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
Synonyms: dip
2.dim - become or make darker; "The screen darkend"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
Synonyms: darken
3.dim - become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
4.dim - make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
5.dim - make dim by comparison or conceal
Synonyms: blind
6.dim - become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
Synonyms: slur, blur
Adj.1.dim - lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music"
Synonyms: subdued
2.dim - 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"
Synonyms: faint, shadowy, wispy, vague
3.dim - made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
Synonyms: dimmed
4.dim - 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"
Synonyms: bleak, black
5.dim - slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
Synonyms: dumb, slow, obtuse, dense, dull
DIM - DIM statement
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