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4 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • our dog is kind of dim, but very sweet-natured

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Synonyms & Antonyms of dim (Entry 2 of 2)

to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • the storm clouds dimmed our view of the city from the airplane

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The first known use of dim was before the 12th century

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“Dim.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 17 January 2020.

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