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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimness  \Dim"ness\,  n.  [AS.  dimness.] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  ?  being  dim;  lack  of  brightness, 
  clearness,  or  distinctness;  dullness;  obscurity. 
 
  2.  Dullness,  or  want  of  clearness,  of  vision  or  of 
  intellectual  perception.  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  Syn:  Darkness;  obscurity;  gloom.  See  {Darkness}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dimness 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  poorly  illuminated  [syn:  {duskiness}] 
  2:  the  property  of  lacking  brilliance  [syn:  {subduedness}] 
  3:  the  quality  of  being  dim  [syn:  {faintness}] 




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