Other Words for Dim

Dim Adjective Synonyms
obscure, dull, becloud
His natural feelings of compassion had been dimmed by neglect.

stupid, obtuse, doltish, dull, dull-witted, foolish, slow-witted, dim-witted, dense, thick, dumb
Anyone who can't understand that is really quite dim.

Dim Verb Synonyms
darken, bedim, shroud, shade
Twilight dims the sky above. The stage-lights dimmed and the curtain fell.

obscure, obscured, vague, faint, weak, weakened, pale, imperceptible, fuzzy, indistinct, ill-defined, indiscernible, undefined, indistinguishable, foggy, clouded, cloudy, nebulous, blurred, blurry, unclear, dull, hazy, misty, dark, shadowy, murky
Her beauty made The bright world dim. We could barely see in the dim light of the cave.

More Words for Dim

Dark / Shade / Weak / Dense / Thick

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