Synonyms and Antonyms of umbra
a time or place of little or no light
- Strange noises were coming from the wooded umbra beyond our campfire.
black, blackness, candlelight, dark, darkness, dusk, gloaming, gloom, murk, night, semidarkness, shade, shadows, twilight
blackout, brownout, dimout
dullness (also dulness), somberness
cloudiness, fogginess, haziness, mistiness, murkiness
dimness, faintness, gloominess, grayness, paleness
moonlight, starlight, sunlight
effulgence, radiance, radiancy, shine, sunshine
incandescence, luminance, luminescence, luminosity, luminousness
partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays
- During a solar eclipse observers located within the umbra experience a complete blocking of the sun by the moon.
brightness, brilliance, effulgence, illumination, incandescence, light, lightness, lucidity, lucidness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, radiance, radiancy