Caliginous Ca*lig"i*nous, a. [L. caliginosus; cf. F. caligineux.] Affected with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure. [R.] --Blount. [1913 Webster]

The caliginous regions of the air. --Hallywell. -- {Ca*lig"i*nous*ly}, adv. -- {Ca*lig"i*nous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • caliginousness — noun The state or quality of being caliginous …   Wiktionary

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  • 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

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

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