Caliginosity
Caliginosity Ca*lig`i*nos"ity, n. [L. caliginosus dark. See {Caligation}.] Darkness. [R.] --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

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  • caliginosity — noun The darkness, obscurity Syn: caliginousness See Also: caliginous …   Wiktionary

  • caliginosity — caliginosˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑caligo …   Useful english dictionary

  • caliginous — caliginosity /keuh lij euh nos i tee/, caliginousness, n. caliginously, adv. /keuh lij euh neuhs/, adj. Archaic. misty; dim; dark. [1540 50; < L caliginosus misty, equiv. to caligin (s. of caligo) mist + osus OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • caliginous — 1540s, from L. caliginosus misty, from caliginem (nom. caligo) mistiness, darkness, fog, gloom. Related: Caliginosity …   Etymology dictionary

  • caliginous — /kəˈlɪdʒənəs/ (say kuh lijuhnuhs) adjective Rare misty; dim; dark. {Latin cālīginōsus misty} –caliginosity /kəlɪdʒəˈnɒsəti/ (say kuhlijuh nosuhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • dark — [adj1] lack of light aphotic, atramentous, black, blackish, caliginous, Cimmerian, clouded, cloudy, crepuscular, darkened, dim, dingy, drab, dull, dun, dusk, dusky, faint, foggy, gloomy, grimy, ill lighted, indistinct, inky, lightless, lurid,… …   New thesaurus

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