Synonyms for DIMdɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dim, subdued(adj)

    lacking in light; not bright or harsh

    Synonyms:
    dull, low-key, hushed, dumb, dense, dim, muted, soft, dimmed, black, quiet, vague, subdued, low-keyed, faint, wispy, obtuse, shadowy, bleak, slow

    Antonyms:
    light, smart, distinct, hopeful

  2. dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy(adj)

    lacking clarity or distinctness

    Synonyms:
    weak, shady, dull, dim, wraithlike, dumb, shadowed, dense, faint-hearted, timid, undefined, swooning, dimmed, black, umbrageous, vague, fainthearted, subdued, feeble, faint, lightheaded, obscure, wispy, obtuse, light, shadowy, light-headed, wisplike, bleak, slow

    Antonyms:
    distinct, hopeful, smart, light

  3. dimmed, dim(adj)

    made dim or less bright

    Synonyms:
    faint, dull, obtuse, shadowy, dense, slow, dim, vague, dumb, dimmed, wispy, black, bleak, subdued

    Antonyms:
    hopeful, light, distinct, smart

  4. black, bleak, dim(adj)

    offering little or no hope

    Synonyms:
    blackened, cutting, fatal, subdued, bootleg, faint, disgraceful, slow, calamitous, dumb, dark, dense, bare, raw, black, fateful, wispy, smuggled, inglorious, desolate, dim, pitch-dark, pitch-black, grim, mordant, stark, dull, contraband, dimmed, shameful, disastrous, smutty, shadowy, barren, ignominious, vague, bleak, black-market, opprobrious, obtuse, sinister

    Antonyms:
    hopeful, distinct, smart, light

  5. dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow(verb)

    slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity

    Synonyms:
    vague, ho-hum, muted, sluggish, subdued, deadening, faint, mute, slow, thudding, boring, dumb, dense, irksome, black, silent, wispy, heavy, dim, purblind, muffled, tedious, impenetrable, dull, dimmed, speechless, shadowy, tiresome, softened, bleak, thick, wearisome, obtuse, leaden

    Antonyms:
    light, distinct, smart, hopeful

  6. dim, dip(verb)

    switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

    Synonyms:
    plunge, blur, douse, souse, dip, slur, duck, dim, sink, blind, dunk

    Antonyms:
    light, smart, hopeful, distinct

  7. dim(verb)

    become dim or lusterless

    Synonyms:
    slur, blind, blur, dip

    Antonyms:
    light, distinct, smart, hopeful

  8. dim(verb)

    make dim or lusterless

    Synonyms:
    slur, blind, blur, dip

    Antonyms:
    hopeful, distinct, smart, light

  9. blind, dim(verb)

    make dim by comparison or conceal

    Synonyms:
    slur, blind, blur, dim, dip

    Antonyms:
    distinct, smart, light, hopeful

  10. blur, dim, slur(verb)

    become vague or indistinct

    Synonyms:
    smear, glaze over, smudge, slur, blur, blear, dip, dim, obnubilate, obscure, blind, confuse, film over, smutch

    Antonyms:
    light, distinct, smart, hopeful

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. dim

    Strictly, that which is black is absolutely destitute of color; that which is dark is absolutely destitute of light. In common speech, however, a coat is black, tho not optically colorless; the night is dark, tho the stars shine. That is obscure, shadowy, or shady from which the light is more or less cut off. Dusky is applied to objects which appear as if viewed in fading light; the word is often used, as are swart and swarthy, of the human skin when quite dark, or even verging toward black. Dim refers to imperfection of outline, from distance, darkness, mist, etc., or from some defect of vision. Opaque objects, as smoked glass, are impervious to light. Murky is said of that which is at once dark, obscure, and gloomy; as, a murky den; a murky sky. Figuratively, dark is emblematic of sadness, agreeing with somber, dismal, gloomy, also of moral evil; as, a dark deed. Of intellectual matters, dark is now rarely used in the old sense of a dark saying, etc. See MYSTERIOUS; OBSCURE.

    Compare synonyms for LIGHT.

    Synonyms:
    black, dark, dismal, dusky, gloomy, murky, mysterious, obscure, opaque, sable, shadowy, shady, somber, swart, swarthy

    Antonyms:
    bright, brilliant, clear, crystalline, dazzling, gleaming, glowing, illumined, light, lucid, luminous, radiant, shining, transparent, white

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