- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)ShadowinessNouns — dimness, obscurity, shadow, shade; darkness, opacity; partial darkness, partial shadow, partial eclipse; cloudiness; dusk, gloaming, twilight, evening, shades of evening; moonlight, moonbeam, moonshine, starlight, candlelight, firelight; paleness, half-light, faintness, nebulosity, glimmer[ing], aurora, daybreak, dawn. See colorlessness, invisibility.Verbs — be or grow dim; flicker, twinkle, glimmer (see light); loom; fade, pale; dim, bedim, obscure, blur, cloud, mist; fog, befog; shadow, overshadow.Adjectives — dim, dull, lackluster, dingy, darkish, dark; obscure, indistinct, faint, shadowed; cloudy, misty, blear, opaque; nebulous, nebular; looming; pale, colorless.Antonyms, see light.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Absence or deficiency of light: dark, darkness, duskiness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity. See LIGHT.
English dictionary for students. 2013.