Definition of caliginous in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəˈlijənəs/


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.



Pronunciation: /kəˌlijəˈnäsitē/
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.

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Syllabification: ca·lig·i·nous

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