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Synonyms for dungeon
ˈdʌn dʒəndun·geon

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Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 4 votes

  1. keep, donjon, dungeonnoun

    the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

    Synonyms:
    donjon, sustenance, support, livelihood, keep, living, hold, bread and butter

  2. dungeonnoun

    a dark cell (usually underground) where prisoners can be confined

    Synonyms:
    donjon, keep

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  1. dungeonnoun

    Synonyms:
    prison (especially one underground and dark)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dungeon":

    cachot, tower, stockade

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#148support
#656keep
#742living
#1275hold
#3599tower
#14799dungeon
#23358livelihood
#46056sustenance
#83194stockade
#172500donjon

How to use dungeon in a sentence?

  1. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart What jailer so inexorable as one's self

  2. Julia Fox:

    There's a few in Manhattan and other parts of New York as well and it's legal. You go downstairs, it's a basement, there'd be all these different rooms. There was a medical room for [a] nurse/doctor fantasy, there was a torture room, another type of chamber, a cross-dressing room, a schoolroom, for any type of fantasy. It's really like role playing, it's like acting. When people say how did you get your start in acting it's really like the dungeon because I would have to improv multiple times a day on very short notice.

  3. Robert Green Ingersoll:

    Intellectual liberty is the air of the soul, the sunshine of the mind, and without it, the world is a prison, the universe a dungeon.

  4. Lucretius:

    Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.


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