Tenebrious
Tenebrious Te*ne"bri*ous, a. Tenebrous. --Young. [1913 Webster]

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  • tenebrious — adjective Etymology: by alteration Date: 1594 tenebrous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tenebrious — adj. tenebrous, gloomy, dark, dim …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenebrious — a. See tenebrous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tenebrious — te·neb·ri·ous …   English syllables

  • tenebrious — adjective dark and gloomy a tenebrous cave • Syn: ↑tenebrous, ↑tenebrific • Similar to: ↑dark …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tenebrous — Ten e*brous, a. [L. tenebrosus, fr. tenebrae darkness: cf. F. t[ e]n[ e]breux.] Dark; gloomy; dusky; tenebrious. {Ten e*brous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] The most dark, tenebrous night. J. Hall (1565). [1913 Webster] The towering and tenebrous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenebrousness — Tenebrous Ten e*brous, a. [L. tenebrosus, fr. tenebrae darkness: cf. F. t[ e]n[ e]breux.] Dark; gloomy; dusky; tenebrious. {Ten e*brous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] The most dark, tenebrous night. J. Hall (1565). [1913 Webster] The towering and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenebrous — tenebrousness, n. /ten euh breuhs/, adj. dark; gloomy; obscure. Also, tenebrious /teuh neb ree euhs/. [1375 1425; late ME < L tenebrosus. See TENEBRAE, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

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  • dark — Synonyms and related words: Egyptian darkness, Erebus, Gothicism, Stygian, ableptical, abominable, abstruse, adiaphanous, age of ignorance, amaurotic, amoral, amorphous, amorphousness, apocalyptic, arcane, arrant, atramentous, atrocious, bad,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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