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  • n  the state of being poorly illuminated
  • n  the property of lights or sounds that lack brilliance or are reduced in intensity
  • n  the quality of being dim or lacking contrast

  • In 18th century England his eponymous protagonist peers into the candle-lit dimness of stately homes, seeking clues to correct behavior.
  • Stephen Pound, the Labour MP from Ealing North, will advocate caliginosity (dimness, darkness) on the floor of Parliament.
  • Kotb began extensive research on sexuality, realizing that "I was in total dimness.
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  • The launch of another season
    The woodland ground was dark in the dimness of early morning, but I could see the bright specks of fresh hickory-nut cuttings in the old woods road under the big sweet pignut.
    Aug. 24, 2013 - The Ledger Independent

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