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dusk

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of dusk

  1. being without light or without much light under a dusk sky, the campers wearily bedded down for the night Synonyms of dusk black, caliginous, darkened, darkish, darkling, darksome, dim, dimmed, dark, dusky, gloomy, lightless, murky, obscure, obscured, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pitchy, rayless, somber (or sombre), stygian, tenebrific, tenebrous, unlitWords Related to dusk crepuscular, twilit; moonless, starless, sunless; cloudy, dull, dulled, lackluster; shadowlike, shadowy, shady; gray (also grey), leaden, pale; beclouded, befogged, clouded, foggy, fuliginous, misty, smoggy, soupyNear Antonyms of dusk ablaze, agleam, aglitter, alight, beaming, beamy, effulgent, glaring, glowing, incandescent, lambent, radiant, relucent, resplendent, shining, sparkling; ultrabright; glossy, lustrous, shiny; floodlit (also floodlighted), highlighted, spotlighted (or spotlit); moonlit, moony, starlit, sunlitAntonyms of dusk bright, brightened, brilliant, illuminated, illumined, light, lit (or lighted), lightsome, lucent, lucid, luminous


dusk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dusk

  1. 1 the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness we stopped playing at dusk, since it was getting too dark to see the ball Synonyms of dusk crepuscule (or crepuscle), eve, evenfall, evening, eventide, gloaming, night, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight Words Related to dusk dark, darkness, nighttime Near Antonyms of dusk day, daytime, light; forenoon Antonyms of dusk aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, daylight, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup

  2. 2 a time or place of little or no light legends of fearsome beasts living in the dusk of the great forest Synonyms of dusk black, blackness, candlelight, darkness, dark, gloaming, gloom, murk, night, semidarkness, shade, shadows, twilight, umbraWords Related to dusk midnight; blackout, brownout, dimout; shadiness, umbrage; dullness (also dulness), somberness; cloudiness, fogginess, haziness, mistiness, murkiness; dimness, faintness, gloominess, grayness, paleness; half-lightNear Antonyms of dusk moonlight, starlight, sunlight; effulgence, radiance, radiancy, shine, sunshine; incandescence, luminance, luminescence, luminosity, luminousnessAntonyms of dusk blaze, brightness, brilliance, day, daylight, glare, glow, light, lightness

  3. 3 partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays the forbidding dusk of Germany's famed Black Forest Synonyms of dusk shade, penumbra, shadiness, shadow, umbraWords Related to dusk blackness, dimness, duskiness, gloom, gloominess, murkiness, obscurity, semidarkness, somberness; cloudinessNear Antonyms of dusk brightness, brilliance, effulgence, illumination, incandescence, light, lightness, lucidity, lucidness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, radiance, radiancy


dusk

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dusk

  1. to grow dark the grief-stricken woman continued to sit in the dusking room until she was completely enveloped in darkness Synonyms of dusk blacken, black out, close in, darkenWords Related to dusk dim, fade, wane; gloom, lower (also lour)Near Antonyms of dusk dawn; beam, glow, radiate, shineAntonyms of dusk brighten, light, lighten



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