DICTIONARY


Definition of DIMED

verb : DIMED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver" ;

  • 5. (

    ) become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred" ;

Adjective : DIMED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) lacking in light; not bright or harsh; "a dim light beside the bed"; "subdued lights and soft music" ;

  • 2. (

    ) lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood" ;

  • 3. (

    ) made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner" ;

  • 4. (

    ) offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things" ;

  • 5. (

    ) slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students" ;


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