Translation of dim in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (dark) [room] oscuro, poco iluminado; [light] débil, tenueExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (indistinct) [memory/shape] borroso; [idea] vago in the dim and distant past en el pasado remoto
- 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.
Example sentences1.3 (gloomy, hopeless) [prospects/future] nada halagüeño, nada prometedor view 1 3 1
- 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.
Example sentences1.4 (of eyesight) (predicative/predicativo) his eyesight is growing dim cada vez ve peor, le está fallando la vista eyes dim with tears ojos nublados or empañados por las lágrimas
- 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.
- 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.
- ‘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/familiar] corto (de luces) [colloquial/familiar], tonto [colloquial/familiar]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/verbo transitivo (-mm-)
- 1.1 [lights] atenuar* to dim one's headlights (American English/inglés norteamericano) poner* las (luces) cortas or de cruce or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) las (luces) bajas, bajar las luces 1.2 [eyesight] ir* debilitando; [memory] ir* borrando; [spirits] hacer* perder, empañar [literary/literario] tears dimmed her eyes las lágrimas le nublaron or le empañaron los ojos
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-mm-)
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