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overcast

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of overcast

  1. covered over by clouds the dark, overcast sky made the whole day seem depressing Synonyms beclouded, clouded, cloudy, dull, hazed, hazy, heavy, lowering (also louring), overclouded Related Words bedimmed, befogged, blackened, darkened, darksome, dim, dimmed, dulled, dusky, misty, murky, obscure, obscured, overshadowed; sunless; black, bleak, cheerless, dark, desolate, dismal, drear, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), sepulchral, somber (or sombre), sullen Near Antonyms sunlit, sunny, sunshiny; brightened, brilliant, dazzling, illuminated, illumined, lit (or lighted), lightened, radiant, shiny Antonyms clear, cloudless


overcast

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overcast

  1. to make dark, dim, or indistinct an impenetrable fog overcast our view of the harbor Synonyms becloud, bedim, befog, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, fog, fuzz (up), haze, mist, obscure, cloud, overcloud, overshadow, shadow, shroudRelated Words adumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veilNear Antonyms expose, reveal, uncover, unveilAntonyms brighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten


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