III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; light; light in general

Dimness.

[Nouns] dimness; darkness [more]; paleness (light color) [more].

half light, demi-jour; partial shadow, partial eclipse; shadow of a shade; glimmer, gliming; nebulosity; cloud [more]; eclipse.

aurora, dusk, twilight, shades of evening, crepuscule, cockshut time; break of day, daybreak, dawn.

moonlight, moonbeam, moonglade, moonshine; starlight, owl's light, candlelight, rushlight, firelight; farthing candle.

[Verbs] be dim, grow dim; flicker, twinkle, glimmer; loom, lower; fade; pale, pale its ineffectual fire [Hamlet].

render dim; dim, bedim, obscure.

[Adjectives] dim, dull, lackluster, dingy, darkish, shorn of its beams, dark [more].

faint, shadowed forth; glassy; cloudy; misty (opaque) [more]; blear; muggy, fuliginous; nebulous, nebular; obnubilated, overcast, crepuscular, muddy, lurid, leaden, dun, dirty; looming

pale (colorless) [more]; confused (invisible) [more].

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