Translation of dim in Spanish:
adjective comparative dimmer superlative dimmest
- 1 1.1 (dark)(room)
poco iluminadoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (indistinct)
- Her big dark emerald green eyes shone brightly in the dim light.
- The dim rays of light were shining through, just like before.
- The lighting that is currently in place is extremely poor, with only six lights providing dim illumination inside the subway.
- Frescoes of demons and spirits writhe across the walls of its prayer halls, and the drone of absorbed monks fills dim rooms and corridors.
- About half of the 20 young women are otherwise engaged in the Champagne Room, a dim, closet-size space that holds half a dozen couples.
- I was pleasantly surprised to discover a clamorous, dim room filled with networked computers available dirt-cheap.
borroso(idea)in the dim and distant past
vagoen el pasado remotoExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 (gloomy, hopeless)
- Then she began to make out dim shapes that in a few moments revealed themselves to be crates, tackle, ropes, barrels, and hooks.
- Then, turning back towards the dim shapes across the stream, ‘It's like that joke about looking into a nudist camp,’ he said.
- Eventually the ship's throbbing cut out, and they could see the dim shapes of launches being lowered over the sides.
(prospects/future)→ view 1 3 1
- I have in mind a dim memory of the Commissioner trying to grapple with this kind or problem.
- I can also vaguely recall occasionally going to a club called Catacombs, but since I was off my face on snakebite and black, my memories are dim and distant.
- Those days, however, must seem a dim and distant memory.
nada prometedorExample sentences1.4 (of eyesight) (predicative) his eyesight is growing dim
cada vez ve peoreyes dim with tears
- Once they leave, future prospects are extremely dim.
- The Minister painted a human figure in black surrounded by red with a dash of yellow on the top giving it a cheerful outlook in otherwise dim circumstances.
- But our chronically weak dollar is a clear sign that the global investment community thinks our economic prospects are dim.
le está fallando la vistaojos nublados or empañados por las lágrimasExample sentences
- ‘My eyes are dim, I cannot see, I have not brought my specs with me, I have not brought my specs with me’.
- Her chestnut eyes were dim with sleepiness as they came in contact with his live blue ones.
- When she stood back up, the blood rushed around her brain and made her eyes go dim for a moment.
- 2 (stupid) [colloquial]corto (de luces) [colloquial]tonto [colloquial]Example sentences
- No less worrisome, therefore, is the fact that the networks that own so many of these stations are too dim to understand this fact.
- It was generally accepted that he either wanted a nuclear war or was too dim to understand the consequences.
- I try convincing a couple of girls driving in to back out and go back in again, but they are too dim to understand.
transitive verb present participle dimming past tense, past participle dimmed
- 1(lights)to dim one's headlights (US)
atenuarponer las (luces) cortas or de cruceponer las (luces) bajas (Latin America)bajar las lucesExample sentences
- The bright lights dimmed, the piano's final note died down, and it was over.
- As the star got larger and larger and almost unbearably bright, the light started to dim, fading away behind them.
- When you come through the front door the lights have dimmed, the curtains closed and music is playing to welcome you home.
ir borrando(spirits)tears dimmed her eyes
empañar [literary]las lágrimas le nublaron or le empañaron los ojosExample sentences
- Conversely, after the Chinese intervention, support declined, based on dimming prospects for gains beyond the status quo.
- You've allowed the passage of time to dim the intensity of the moment and your rational faculty to devalue what is no longer integral to your life.
- The impact of a year of low-intensity warfare on public opinion on both sides of the divide has further dimmed the prospects for peace.
- His sight was dimming and his hearing had nearly disappeared.
- Jonathon's sight was dimming; it was swimming in blood and useless tears.
- If one continues to look at it, one's sight becomes dazzled and dimmed, so it is preferable to look at its image in water and avoid a direct look at it, because the intensity of its rays is thereby reduced.
intransitive verb present participle dimming past tense, past participle dimmed
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