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[dˈɪm], [dˈɪm], [d_ˈɪ_m]

Synonyms for Dim:

dark (adjective)

black, cloudy, dark, darkened, dismal, dreary, dusky, gloomy, inky, lightless, murky, obscure, shaded, shadowy, shady, silhouetted, somber, sooty, swarthy, umbrageous.

dim (adjective)

bleary, faint, filmy, foggy, half-lit, hazy, indistinct, vague.

dull (adjective)

apathetic, benumbed, besotted, blunt, boorish, bovine, cloddish, comatose, dense, doltish, drowsy, dull, lethargic, loutish, obtuse, ponderous, sleepy, slow, sluggish, soporific, stupefied, thick-witted.

darken (verb)

blacken, cloud, darken, shade.

dim (verb)

eclipse, fog.

obscure (verb)

obfuscate, overshadow.

Other synonyms and related words:

Beclouded, Boeotian, Cimmerian, Darksome, Dislimn, Duskily, Grey, Imperceptive, Stygian, Thick-headed, Weak-minded, Whey-faced, abate, abstruse, achromatic, achromatize, achromic, adagio, addle-headed, addle-pated, addled, adumbrate, adverse, agitate, airy, ambiguous, amorphous, anaemic, anemic, ashen, ashy, asinine, averagely, backward, badly illuminated, balmy orbarmy, banausic, bandage, bare, barely audible, barely discernible, barely distinguishable, barely perceptible, barren, bathe, batty, be confused, be crazy about, becloud, become glassy, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, bedimmed, befog, befogged, begloom, bemused, benight, bewilder, bewitch, bird-brained, birdbrained, black out, blackened, blackly, blackness, blah, blanch, blank, bleach, bleak, bleakly, blear, blear-eyed, bleared, bleary-eyed, bled white, blench, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, block, block the light, blockheaded, blockish, bloodless, blot, blot out, blunt-witted, blur, blurred, blurry, bonehead, boneheaded, bootleg, boring, bosky, bowery, brain dead, brainless, bright, bringing ruin, brown, brunet, bubbleheaded, cadaverous, calamitous, calamitously, caliginous, camouflage, captivate, cast a shadow, change intensity, cheerless, chloranemic, clear as mud, clod-like, cloud over, clouded, cloudlike, coat, colorless, compact, conceal, confound, confuse, confused, confusion, contraband, cover, crack-brained, crass, crazy, crazy about, crepuscular, cretinous, cuckoo, daft, damp down, dark-colored, darken over, darkening, darkish, darkle, darkling, darkly, darkness, daze, dazzle, dead, deaden, deadening, deadly pale, deathly pale, decline, decolor, decolorize, decrease, decrescendo, deep, defocus, dejectedly, demented, depressing, depressingly, depression, deprive of sight, derange, desolate, desolation, die out, dim-eyed, dim-sighted, dim-witted, dime, diminish, dimly, dimmed, dimmer, dimming, dimmish, dimness, dimpsy, dingily, dingy, dip, dippy, dirty, disapproving, disastrous, discolor, discolored, discolour, discoloured, disconcert, discouraging, disgraceful, disguise, dismally, distant, distorted, dizzy, dolefully, dopey, dopy, dorky, dotty, doubtful, douse, down, dozy, drab, drain, drain of color, dreamy, drearily, dreariness, drench, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-sighted, dull-witted, dully, dumb, dun, dusk, dwarf, ebb, ebony, efface, elusive, empty-headed, enchant, encloud, encompass with shadow, enthusiast, erratic, ethereal, etiolate, etiolated, evanescent, evening, excecate, exhausted, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, extinguish, extremely dark, fade, faded, fading, faint-voiced, fainthearted, faintly, fallow, faltering, far and high, fat-witted, fatal, fateful, fatuitous, fatuous, feather-brained, feather-headed, feeble, feeble-eyed, feeble-minded, feebleminded, fiend, film, film over, filmy-eyed, flat, flatly, fleeting, flickering, fogged, foolish, foreboding, full of worries, fume, funereal, fuzzy, general, generalized, gentle, ghastly, ghostlike, give way, glare, glaze, glaze over, gloam, gloaming, gloom, gloomily, gloominess, glumly, glumness, go down, goofy, gormless, gouge, gravel-blind, gray, grey-brown, grim, grimy, gross-headed, grow dark, grow dim, grow faint, grow less, haggard, half-blind, half-heard, half-seen, half-visible, half-witted, halfwitted, hardly bright, hardly discernible, hardly distinguishable, hare-brained, haze, heavily, heavy, hebetate, hebetudinous, hidden, hide, highly diluted, ho-hum, hoodwink, hopeless, hostile, hueless, humdrum, hushed, hypochromic, idiotic, ignominious, ill-defined, illegible, imbecile, imbecilic, immaterial, immerse, immortal, impalpable, impenetrable, imperceptible, impermeable, imponderable, imprecise, in secret, inane, inarticulate, inaudible, inconspicuous, incorporeal, indefinite, indeterminate, indiscernible, indistinct vision, indistinctly, indistinguishable, inexact, inexplicit, inglorious, insane, insipid, insubstantial, intangible, invisible, irksome, irrational, jerky, lack-lustre, lacking brightness, lacking in brightness, lackluster, lacklustre, lamebrain, latent, leaden, leafy, lessen, lifeless, light, light blue silk, light-headed, lightheaded, like twilight, livid, logy, loony, lose resolution, lour, low, low-beam, low-key, low-profile, lower, lower briefly, lowly, lumpish, lunkheaded, lurid, lusterless, lustreless, mad, make blind, make unclear, mask, mat, matt, matte, matted, mealy, meanly, melancholy, merely glimpsed, milky, mindless, mist, mist over, mist up, misted, misty, mitigate, mixed-up, mole-eyed, mollify, monotone, monotonous, moodily, mope, mordant, moronic, morosely, muddle-headed, muddled, muddy, muffled, murk, murkily, murksome, murmured, mute, muted, muzzy, nastily, nebular, nebulous, neutral, night, nightfall, non-specific, non-specified, non-translucent, non-transparent, nonsensical, not bright, not shining brightly, numbskulled, numskulled, nuts, nutty, oafish, obfuscated, obnubilate, obscured, obscurely, obscurity, obumbrate, occult, occultate, ominous, opalescent, opaque, opprobrious, out of focus, outdo, outshine, overcast, overcloud, ox-like, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pastel, pasty, pearly, pedestrian, peroxide, peter out, pianissimo, piano, pitch black, pitch-dark, pitifully, plodding, plunge, poky, poor, poorly, poorly lit, potty, purblind, puzzle, quench, quiet, rattle-brained, rattle-headed, raw, rayless, recondite, redolent, remote, roily, sable, sad, sadly, sallow, sand-blind, scarcely heard, scatterbrained, screen, screwy, semidark, semivisible, seriously, shadow, shadowed, shadowed forth, shadowlike, shameful, shapeless, show up, shroud, shrouded, shrouded in mystery, sickly, silent, silly, simple, simple-minded, sinister, skeptical, sketchy, slight, slope downwards, slow on uptake, slow-witted, slur, slur over, smoggy, smoky, smudgy, smutch, smutty, snow-blind, soft, soft-sounding, soft-voiced, soften, softheaded, soiled, somberly, sombre, sombrely, somewhat dark, soothe, souse, speechless, stark, steam up, steamed, steamy, stifle, stifled, stodgy, stolid, strike blind, stupefy, stupidity, subaudible, subdue, subdued, subfusc, subfuscous, subnormal, subside, suggestive, sullenly, sullied, sunless, sunset, suspicious, swart, swooning, tallow-faced, taper off, tarnish, tarnished, tedious, tenebrous, tepid, thick, thick-brained, thick-pated, thickheaded, thickskulled, thimble-witted, threatening, thudding, timid, tiresome, tone down, toneless, transcendent, turbid, turn down, twilight, twilit, umbral, unapparent, uncertain, uncertainly, unclear, uncolored, unconspicuous, undecipherable, undefined, understood, undetermined, undiscernible, undistinct, unexplicit, unexpressed, unfortunately, unhappily, unilluminated, unimaginative, unintelligent, unintelligible, unlighted, unlikely, unlit, unnoticeable, unobvious, unperceivable, unplain, unpromising, unreadable, unreal, unrecognizable, unresponsive, unsaid, unseen world, unsettle, unsmart, unspecific, unspecified, unspoken, unstable, unstated, unsubstantial, untransparent, unuttered, unvoiced, utter indistinctly, vacuous, vaporous, vapory, veil, veiled, vesper, wacky, wan, wane, wash out, washed-out, waterish, wavering, waxen, weak, weak-eyed, weak-voiced, weaken, weakened, weakling, wearied, wearisome, whispered, white, whiten, wimpy, wind down, wisplike, wispy, wistful, witless, wooden, woolly, wraithlike.

Rhymes for Dim:

  1. limb, brim, prim, grim, hymn, grimm, swim, trim, skim, gym, whim, rim, slim, vim;
  2. prelim, mckim;

Quotes for Dim:

  1. And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were. Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
  2. It's better to burn brightly for half as long than to be a dim lingering light. Roland Gift.
  3. In the dim background of mind we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start. William James.

Idioms of Dim:

  1. dim sth down;
  2. dim out;
  3. dim and distant;