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Synonyms for nocturnal
nɒkˈtɜr nlnoc·tur·nal

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Wiktionary

  1. nocturnaladjective

    Antonyms:
    diurnal

  2. nocturnaladjective

    Antonyms:
    diurnal

  3. nocturnaladjective

    Antonyms:
    diurnal

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nocturnal

    Synonyms:
    nightly

    Antonyms:
    daily, diurnal

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nocturnal

    Synonyms:
    nightly, dark, gloomy, tenebrose

    Antonyms:
    diurnal, light, brilliant, solar

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nocturnaladjective

    belonging to or active during the night

    "nocturnal animals are active at night"; "nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day"

    Antonyms:
    diurnal

  2. nocturnaladjective

    of or relating to or occurring in the night

    "nocturnal darkness"

    Antonyms:
    diurnal

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nocturnaladjective

    Synonyms:
    nightly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nocturnal":

    nighttime, nocturne, night-time, night, nightly, late-night, hypsiglena

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How to use nocturnal in a sentence?

  1. Ashima:

    The smell, the nocturnal stillness, the dance of droplets and the moonlight on the road. The perfect sense.

  2. Mathias Basner:

    Passive strategies, like new windows or insulation, can be very effective for nocturnal noise exposure, but should really be our last resort, noise that is not produced cannot have effects.

  3. Valentina Mella:

    Koalas are nocturnal animals, so they are only active at night, and they are arboreal, which means that they live in trees and rely on them for food, shelter and, as we just discovered, also for drinking, koalas actually spend 98% of their lives in trees and the only time they are on the ground is when they are trying to find another tree with a more generous food supply or a mate.

  4. Daniel Smith:

    The circadian system changes throughout life. If Kristen Knutson've got kids, Kristen Knutson know that very young kids tend to be nocturnal, my suspicion is that we might observe even more pronounced effects in younger samples, but that hasn't been done yet, to my knowledge.

  5. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.

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