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Synonyms for TWILIGHT
ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle(noun)

    the time of day immediately following sunset

    "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, crepuscle, declension, declination, pin, fall, surrender, gloaming, evenfall, descent, capitulation, decline, declivity, downslope, drop, autumn, dip, dusk, tumble, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, nightfall, downfall

    Antonyms:
    light

  2. twilight(noun)

    the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

    Synonyms:
    fall, crepuscle, gloaming, dusk, nightfall, evenfall, gloam, crepuscule

    Antonyms:
    light

  3. twilight(adj)

    a condition of decline following successes

    "in the twilight of the empire"

    Synonyms:
    fall, crepuscle, gloaming, dusk, nightfall, evenfall, gloam, crepuscule

    Antonyms:
    light

  4. dusky, twilight(a), twilit(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"

    Antonyms:
    light

Wiktionary

  1. twilight(noun)

    Synonyms:
    dusk, end, nightfall, sundown, gloaming, eventide, evening

  2. twilight(noun)

    Pertaining to or resembling twilight

    O’er the twilight groves and dusky caves. —Alexander Pope.

    Synonyms:
    nightfall, sundown, end, eventide, evening, gloaming, dusk

  3. twilight(noun)

    The time when this light is visible; the period between daylight and darkness.

    It was twilight by the time I got back home.

    Synonyms:
    nightfall, sundown, end, dusk, evening, eventide, gloaming

  4. twilight(noun)

    Any faint light through which something is seen; an in-between or fading condition.

    The twilight of probability. —John Locke.

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, dusk, end, eventide, nightfall, sundown, evening

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twilight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    crepuscular light

  2. twilight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dim light, faint light

  3. twilight(a.)

    Synonyms:
    obscure, dim, shaded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twilight(n)

    Synonyms:
    dusk, evening

    Associated words:
    crepuscular, crepusculous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dusk, sunset, nightfall, sundown, shuguang

How to pronounce TWILIGHT?

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How to say TWILIGHT in sign language?

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How to use TWILIGHT in a sentence?

  1. Barbara Mikulski:

    In the twilight of the Bush administration, we don't need an acting US attorney in Maryland.

  2. H. G. Wells:

    It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You can’t think well while people are around you! Best thoughts visit us in the twilight of solitude!

  4. Theodore Roosevelt, The Man in the Arena:

    Far better is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Muse is a tyrant. It gets you out of bed in the twilight of the morning and forces you to create something!


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