Dimly
Dimly Dim"ly, adv. In a dim or obscure manner; not brightly or clearly; with imperfect sight.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dimly — dim|ly [ dımli ] adverb 1. ) in a way that does not provide much light: dimly lit back streets 2. ) if you can dimly see or hear something, you can only just see or hear it because it is dark or far away: He could dimly see the house ahead of him …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dimly — UK [ˈdɪmlɪ] / US adverb 1) in a way that does not provide much light dimly lit back streets 2) if you can dimly see or hear something, you can only just see or hear it because it is dark or far away He could dimly see the house ahead of him. 3)… …   English dictionary

  • dimly — adv. Dimly is used with these adjectives: ↑aware, ↑visible Dimly is used with these verbs: ↑discern, ↑illuminate, ↑light, ↑perceive, ↑realize, ↑recall, ↑reflect, ↑register, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • dimly — adverb 1. in a dim indistinct manner (Freq. 10) we perceived the change only dimly • Syn: ↑indistinctly • Derived from adjective: ↑indistinct (for: ↑indistinctly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dimly — dim ► ADJECTIVE (dimmer, dimmest) 1) (of a light or illuminated object) not shining brightly or clearly. 2) made difficult to see by darkness, shade, or distance. 3) (of the eyes) not able to see clearly. 4) not clearly remembered. 5) informal… …   English terms dictionary

  • dimly — adverb see dim I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dimly — See dim. * * * …   Universalium

  • dimly — adverb in a dim manner …   Wiktionary

  • dimly — adv. vaguely, faintly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dimly — dim·ly …   English syllables

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