dimly dimly  /ˈdɪm li/


  1. (adv) in a dim indistinct manner
  2. (adv) in a manner lacking interest or vitality
  3. (adv) with a dim light



  1. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books but doesnt know what it is.
  2. In a dimly lit corner of a Paris bar a delighted young divorce describes in a soft voice how she spent the day throwing snowballs for the first time in her life.
  3. Whereas pornography was once furtively glimpsed at dimly lighted newsstands or seedy adult theaters, today it is everywhere.


  1. State Republicans Look For Help, Respect From National Party

    For Connecticut Republicans, the road to revitalization led to the dimly lit dining room of a West Hartford restaurant.        
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Beach developer Bruce Thompson makes no apologies

    VIRGINIA BEACH Developer Bruce Thompson ducked into the dimly lit hotel martini bar. “This is where we work out our deals, in dark back rooms,” he said Friday, sitting down on a sleek leather couch. “Everything you’ve heard is true.” It was the slightly defensive joke of a man who knows the rap against him but believes it’s undeserved.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot


  1. Physicist Lawrence Krauss of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland said if humankind fails to change course on global warming, "there's a great possibility that the Earth in the year 2100 will only dimly resemble our planet today -- and as it...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Lawrence Krauss Source: Reuters.uk

  2. "This is the kind of deceptive marketing that the FTC looks very dimly at," Sloan said.
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Melanie Sloan Source: Politico

  3. "Now we've closed another chapter in the Jennys' story and opened a new one," says Ruth. "We're thrilled to be writing it with Heather. She'sa kindred spirit. That we can find the magic while laughing and singing together in a dimly lit...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Ruth Moody Source: BCLocalNews

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /