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Stygian, Acherontic, Acheronian
adj. dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth
adj. hellish; "Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"- Milton
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adj. lacking light; especially not reached by sunlight; "the aphotic depths of the sea where no photosynthesis occurs"
pitch-dark, pitch-black, black
adj. extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"
adj. (poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey"
adj. intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas
twilight, twilit, dusky
adj. lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"
dim, dimmed
adj. made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
gloomful, glooming, sulky, gloomy
adj. depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
unilluminated, unlit, unlighted, lightless
adj. without illumination; "came up the lightless stairs"; "the unilluminated side of Mars"; "through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets"
tenebrious, tenebrific, tenebrous
adj. dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"
adj. become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater"
umbrageous, shadowy, shadowed, shady
adj. filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
adj. devoid of brightness or appeal; "a subfusc mining town"; "dark subfusc clothing"
chthonic, nether, chthonian
adj. dwelling beneath the surface of the earth; "nether regions"
Tartarean, Plutonian, Hadean
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
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