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[ʃˈadə͡ʊɪ], [ʃˈadə‍ʊɪ], [ʃ_ˈa_d_əʊ_ɪ]

Synonyms for Shadowy:

dark (adjective)

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

dim (adjective)

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

ghostly (adjective)

apparitional, demonic, ghostly, ghoulish, mythical, nightmarish, spectral.

Other synonyms and related words:

Cimmerian, Darksome, Discarnate, Gossamery, Grey, Inexistent, Stygian, abortive, absent insubstantial, abstruse, adumbral, air-built, airy, aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphous, arcane, asomatous, astral, backstairs, barely discernible, barely distinguishable, barely perceptible, baseless, befogged, blackness, blank, bleak, blear, bleared, blind, blobby, blurred, blurry, bodiless, bootless, bosky, bowery, broad, cabbalistic, cadaverous, chance, chancy, chaotic, cheerless, chimerical, clandestine, classified, clear, clear as mud, close-mouthed, closed, closed-door, cloud formed, cloud-built, clouded, concealed, confidential, confused, corpselike, crepuscular, darkening, darkish, darkling, darkness, deathlike, decarnate, decarnated, deep, dense, depressing, dimmed, dimming, dingy, dirty, discoloured, disembodied, disordered, distorted, doubtful, drab, dreamlike, dreamy, drear, dubious, dull, dumb, ectoplasmic, elusive, esoteric, ethereal, etheric, evanescent, evening, extramundane, faded, faint-hearted, fainthearted, fancied, fanciful, fatuitous, fatuous, feeble, fishy, fleeting, fly-by-night, foreboding, full of worries, funereal, funny, furtive, fuzzy, gaseous, gauzy, general, generalized, ghastly, ghostish, ghostlike, ghosty, give way, gloom, go down, grey-brown, grim, grimy, half-seen, half-visible, hallucinatory, hardly discernible, hardly distinguishable, hidden, hit-or-miss, ill-defined, illegible, illusory, imaginary, imagined, immaterial, impalpable, imperceptible, imponderable, imprecise, inaccurate, inappreciable, incensed, inchoate, incoherent, inconspicuous, inconstant, incorporate, incorporeal, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite, indeterminable, indeterminate, indignant, indiscernible, indistinguishable, ineffectual, inexact, inexplicit, inside, insubstantial, intangible, intimate, inwardly, joyless, lacklustre, lax, leaden, leafy, light, light-headed, lightheaded, loose, louche, low-profile, merely glimpsed, metaphysical, missing, misty, moony, muddy, muffled, murk, mysterious, mystical, nebulous, negative, non-specific, non-specified, nonexistent, nonmaterial, nonphysical, nonspecific, notional, null, obscured, obtuse, obumbrate, obumbrated, occult, omitted, onyx, opaque, orderless, otherworldly, out of focus, outraged, overcast, overshaded, overshadowed, pale, penumbral, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantasmic, phantom, phantomic, phantomlike, pitch black, pitch-dark, pitchy, private, privy, profound, psychic, psychical, questionable, random, rarefied, recondite, remote, sable, secret, secretive, secretly, semivisible, shade, shadow, shadowed, shadowed forth, shadowlike, shapeless, shrouded, slow, smoky, smudgy, soiled, sombre, sophistic, specterlike, spiritual, spirituous, stochastic, subdued, subfusc, subfuscous, subtile, subtle, sunless, supernatural, surreptitious, surreptitiously, suspect, suspected, suspicious, swart, sweeping, swooning, tenebrous, tenuous, thin, threatening, tight-lipped, timid, transcendent, transitory, transmundane, trivial, twilight, umbral, unapparent, unavailing, unbodied, uncelebrated, uncertain, unclear, uncorporal, undefined, underground, underhanded, undestined, undetermined, undistinct, unearthly, unembodied, unexplicit, unextended, unfleshly, unhappy, unidentified, unilluminated, unintelligible, unknown, unlighted, unlit, unnoticeable, unobservable, unperceivable, unphysical, unplain, unprofitable, unreal, unrecognizable, unspecific, unspecified, unsubstantial, unworldly, useless, vaporous, veiled, visionary, weak, weakened, windy, wisplike, wispy, woolly, wraith, wraithlike, wraithy.

Quotes for Shadowy:

  1. An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting. Tom Coburn.
  2. No failure in America, whether of love or money, is ever simple; it is always a kind of betrayal, of a mass of shadowy shared hopes. Greil Marcus.
  3. The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins? Edgar Allan Poe.