Nouns (13)

twilight
n. the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
dusk, twilight
n. a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire"
twilight
n. a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire"
crepuscle, evenfall, crepuscule, fall, nightfall, gloam, gloaming, dusk, twilight
n. the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

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Adjectives (3)

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"

Fuzzynyms (2)

darkness, dark
n. absence of light or illumination

Synonyms (29)

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
aphotic
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"
darkling
adj. (poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey"
Cimmerian
adj. intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas
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"
darkened
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"
subfusc
adj. devoid of brightness or appeal; "a subfusc mining town"; "dark subfusc clothing"

Antonyms (16)

break of the day, break of day, first light, cockcrow, sunup, sunrise, dayspring, daybreak, aurora, morning, dawning, dawn
n. the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
light
adj. characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
tripping, lightsome, light
adj. moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"

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