Definition of caliginous in English:

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caliginous

Pronunciation: /kəˈlijənəs/

adjective

archaic
Misty, dim; obscure, dark.
Example sentences
  • Women walked behind men and liberation was not even a faint mirage on a caliginous, feminist horizon for un’ Americana in post-war Italy.
  • Then it happened, as I didn't expect it would as they lowered the coffin into the crepuscular and caliginous hole we all stood above the coffin holding a clod of dirt, ready to scatter it over the firm wood.
  • He bled into the darkness between every light plastered on the ceiling, only displaying his head and shoulders in the caliginous luminosity, fading back to darkness as he walked forward.

Derivatives

caliginosity

Pronunciation: /kəˌlijəˈnäsitē/
noun
Example sentences
  • I believe this caliginosity is having a negative impact on the content of what I relate here.
  • He remembered doing it before on occasion, although he had always been one to prefer the caliginosity of the night.
  • The drive home reveals a slate sky, clouds that appear white against the sky's caliginosity and a saucer sized full moon cloaked in silver and pearl.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ca·lig·i·nous

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