What is another word for shadows?

167 synonyms found


[ ʃˈadə͡ʊz], [ ʃˈadə‍ʊz], [ ʃ_ˈa_d_əʊ_z]

The word "shadows" refers to the areas where light is blocked by an object, creating a dark area. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used to convey similar meanings, including silhouettes, outlines, reflections, images, shapes, and forms. Each of these terms suggests a slightly different aspect of the absence of light, from the abstract to the more concrete. Silhouettes and outlines, for instance, emphasize the shape of an object and the boundary between light and dark, while reflections and images suggest a mirror-like quality to the darkness. Whichever term is used, they all convey the sense of something being hidden or obscured, just out of reach.

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Usage examples for Shadows

There were shadows under her dark, violet eyes.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
At Mary McKinstry's doore that afthernoon we stood till the shadows began t' fall.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
I left her at her brother's door, and she went into the shadows there, and I was left outside,-all but my heart.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

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