Definition of bedim in English:


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Pronunciation: /bɪˈdɪm

verb (bedims, bedimming, bedimmed)

[with object] literary
  • Cause to become dim: a slight cloud would bedim the sky
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    • It is the unbreakable staff of the arm, it has the powerful luster and its light even bedims the radiance of the sun.
    • At a Texas State Fair some four or five years since the President of the Confederate States was seen turning, with eyes bedimmed by tears, away from a picture at which he had been silently gazing.
    • This is often translated into a feeling of ‘distance’, specifically the notion of observing or having one's view bedimmed or obscured by some form of barrier.

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