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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dimly, indistinctlyadverb

    in a dim indistinct manner

    "we perceived the change only dimly"

    Synonyms:
    palely, pallidly, indistinctly, murkily

  2. pallidly, palely, dimlyadverb

    in a manner lacking interest or vitality

    "a palely entertaining show"

    Synonyms:
    palely, pallidly, indistinctly, murkily

  3. dimly, murkilyadverb

    with a dim light

    "a dimly lit room"

    Synonyms:
    palely, pallidly, indistinctly, murkily

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dimly":

    weakly

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How to use dimly in a sentence?

  1. Louis Aragon:

    The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

  2. Edwin P. Whipple:

    An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    We see but dimly through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funeral tapers May be heaven's distant lamps.

  4. Richard Whately:

    In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed, we see most dimly the objects which are close around us.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    The human mind is not capable of grasping the Universe. We are like a little child entering a huge library. The walls are covered to the ceilings with books in many different tongues. The child knows that someone must have written these books. It does not know who or how. It does not understand the languages in which they are written. But the child notes a definite plan in the arrangement of the books - a mysterious order which it does not comprehend, but only dimly suspects.

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