Dim vs Dusky - What's the difference?

dim | dusky |

As a symbol dim

is (label) (l).

As a adjective dusky is

dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).

As a noun dusky is

a dusky shark.




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  • Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening).
  • I like it when it is dusky , just before the street lights come on.
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  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=1 citation , passage=A beech wood with silver firs in it rolled down the face of the hill, and the maze of leafless twigs and dusky spires cut sharp against the soft blueness of the evening sky.}}
  • A shade of color that is rather dark.
  • The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.
  • (dated) dark-skinned
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  • :* In the raw attempt to apply the perfected institutions of Anglo-Saxon civilization to the descendants of the dusky races which inhabited Mexico before the discovery of America by Columbus, the Mexican statesmen of 1824 put the principles of democratic government to a terrible ordeal.
  • ashen, greyish skin coloration
  • This man in shock has a silver colored dusky skin tone.


  • A dusky shark.
  • A dusky dolphin.