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Synonyms for dim

Synonyms for dim

deficient in brightness

lacking vividness in color

lacking gloss and luster

covered by or as if by a thin coating or film

to make or become less keen or responsive

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switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

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become dim or lusterless

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make dim or lusterless

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make dim by comparison or conceal

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become vague or indistinct

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lacking in light

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lacking clarity or distinctness

made dim or less bright

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offering little or no hope

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slow to learn or understand

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HE'S the dimmest plod on the Sun Hill beat but surely good old Reg Hollis could not be guilty of murder?
And just to make sure even the dimmest of viewers got the message, the girl was seen to wipe her hand across her nose.
On the standard astronomical brightness scale, the dimmest of these objects have a magnitude of 29.
Jerry Welbach (Brad Pitt) must be the dimmest criminal to walk the face of the Earth - so why does his boss choose him to go down to Mexico to collect a priceless, antique pistol - the "Mexican" - and bring it back to America?
The researchers determined the distance from Earth to the dimmest of a number of very faint stars identified in a survey conducted by Michael R.
This follows on the back of the original Pink Panther (1963) and 1964's A Shot In The Dark, where poor old Clouseau - the dimmest but funniest detective creation ever - yet again blunders his way through a top secret investigation.
And that The Simpsons are the funniest, dimmest, laziest, most screwed-up family to enter these shores since Ethelred The Eveready brought us The Royals.
EVEN the dimmest of folk in real life know the expression that a leopard never changes his spots.
Ewan Murray must be the dimmest man even in sports broadcasting, an arena packed with imbeciles.
Born-again actor Les Dennis is putting in almost as much screen time as his wife Amanda Holden these days, proving to his detractors that there is more to him than the host of the nation's dimmest game show.
Wijers of the University of Cambridge in England and his colleagues calculate that radiation from the bursts that appear dimmest has traveled for 15 billion years -- nearly the entire age of the universe.
BRITAIN is the second dimmest nation in Europe, according to a new poll.
BRITONS are the second dimmest nation in Europe, according to a poll.
Known as the Hubble Deep Field, the image contains about 1,500 galaxies, many of them only one four-billionth as bright as the dimmest light the human eye can see and fainter than any existing telescope on Earth can detect.
Now, however, it has finally dawned on even the dimmest of English supporters that most Scots do not wish their team well and they're giving it back in spades.