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Example sentences for "dim"

Lexicographically close words:
dilution; dilutions; diluvial; diluvian; diluvium; dimanche; dimber; dime; dimension; dimensional
  1. Society has been built on a false base, not true to fact or life--and has had a dim uneasy consciousness of its falseness.

  2. In this way we approach more securely to some understanding of the dim and remote past.

  3. And there, in the dim light, she told her whole story, the story of vaulting ambition and timely temptation, of action in haste and repentance at weary leisure.

  4. Yes, there was someone on her balcony; in the dim light she could make out a drooping figure beside her bed.

  5. Agony's torch, dim and smoky for so long, at last was burning bright and high.

  6. A dense mist rose on the river which gradually spread through the woods until the trees loomed up like dim spectres standing in menacing attitudes before the door of their little rocky chamber.

  7. She starts from her drowsy reverie, sets aside the empty tumbler and tea-spoon, and lights a lamp at the dim embers of the fire.

  8. She smiled,--but there was something very piteous in her smile, had the dim light enabled him to perceive it.

  9. Long hours passed, and the next day dawned, if the dim twilight that glimmered faintly across the Altenfjord could be called a dawn.

  10. Clay hurried to the end filled with apprehension at the sight of many dim forms filing out on the dock, but in spite of his fears he sang on to the end, the words ringing out sweetly over the water.

  11. He's fought like a hero without a whine," Case said with dim eyes.

  12. And in the end when earth's dim shadows fall.

  13. A portion of the brief Arctic day remained, and it's dim twilight glow was too precious to be wasted.

  14. Even in the dim light of the late April evening, the reason for this careful mooring was apparent at a glance.

  15. On the left the low-lying land stretched in a dim haze, rising here and there into a darker blur which marked the higher capes and headlands.

  16. When such men, who are beyond hope and fear, begin in their dim minds to see the source their woes, it may be an evil time for those who have wronged them.

  17. Even in that dim light there could be no mistaking those features.

  18. Samkin, lad, the eye grows dim and the hand less firm as the years pass.

  19. I warrant that there are more sound ones than sorry, for he is quick at his work and a trifle dim in the eye.

  20. In the hallway above a night-light was burning dim and low but sufficiently diffused to show him the figure of a woman silently descending the stairway.

  21. But now Charlie had eliminated himself from her life (she was quite sure that she would never see him again) while to the man labouring late, behind that closed door, she must be even more a dim reminiscence than ever before.

  22. His heavy footsteps were pounding the second flight of steps before a voice broke the hush in the stuffy little room, a voice faint and toneless, dim and passionless.

  23. Rose-Marie, whose eyes had now become accustomed to the dim light, stepped past the boy and into the room.

  24. They live their lives out, with something that might be termed a feverish stolidity, in the dim crowded flats, and upon the thronged streets.

  25. Her beauty made the rest of the room fade into dim outlines--made Jim and Ella and Bennie seem heavy, and somehow overfed.

  26. There would be for him no dim parlour, no singing choir, no pastor with an unsteady voice.

  27. She wondered how this beauty had been born of the dim woman who seemed so colourless and the sodden brute who lay snoring in the comer.

  28. Rose-Marie was hoping to push that day into the background--to make it only a dim uncertainty rather than the sword of Damocles that it was.

  29. She was a tall, slight thing, so fair that she seemed luminous in the dim shadow caused by the hill which rose sharply behind her.

  30. He forsook the tavern and made stealthy trips to the little white house, only to be greeted by blank darkness, except for a dim gleam at the edges of the curtain at the window of the small north chamber.

  31. Later she ate her dinner quietly in the dim oak dining room.

  32. She went to pray in the dim old church, and had glorious visions of angels who smiled upon her.

  33. He did not wait for trial and sentence,--those dim mockeries of justice in which Tiberius sometimes indulged.

  34. But the light was so dim that he could not at first make it out, and despite all his courage and power of will an uncanny feeling seized him.

  35. He threw the door open and rushed in, mechanically holding his candle aloft, and, by the dim light it shed, looked about him, aghast.

  36. He contented himself with this, and with talking about the future to little Mary in the dim firelight.

  37. His feeble arms groped here and there for her in that dim and awful obscurity.

  38. Mary was very glad to leave the room once more, and to return to the dim chamber where Hester Pollard sat at needlework.

  39. She stood at the gate nearly an hour later, and watched the young man ride away in the dim moonlight.

  40. Edward Arundel did not understand all this, but I think he had a dim comprehension of the greater part of it.

  41. She remembered, with a start of cold horror, Zoƫ's dim tradition of a fall far off in the river.

  42. We have a dim remembrance of rowing sundry leagues, and even of dabbling with the rod and line.

  43. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "dim" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    amorphous; anemic; ashen; backward; bandage; becloud; blacken; blah; bleach; bleary; blind; blindfold; bloodless; blot; blunt; blur; blurred; brown; cadaverous; camouflage; cloud; cloudy; colorless; confused; dark; darken; darkish; daze; dazzle; dead; dense; dim; dimness; dingy; discolor; discolored; distant; drain; dreary; dull; dun; dusk; dusky; eclipse; extinguish; fade; faded; faint; fallow; feeble; film; filmy; flat; fog; foggy; foolish; fume; fuzzy; gentle; ghastly; glare; gloaming; gloom; gloomy; gouge; gray; grey; haggard; haze; hazy; heavy; hoodwink; hostile; humdrum; inconspicuous; indefinite; indeterminate; indistinct; indistinguishable; intangible; lackluster; leaden; light; livid; lour; low; lower; lurid; lusterless; mat; mealy; mist; misty; monotone; monotonous; muddy; murk; murky; murmured; muted; nebulous; neutral; obscure; obtuse; occult; opaque; overcast; overshadow; pale; pallid; pasty; pedestrian; peroxide; pianissimo; piano; plodding; poky; purblind; sallow; shade; shadow; shadowy; shapeless; sickly; slow; sluggish; soft; soften; somber; sombre; steamy; stodgy; stupid; subdued; tarnish; tenebrous; tepid; toneless; transcendent; twilight; uncertain; unclear; uncolored; undefined; undetermined; unilluminated; unrecognizable; vague; wan; waxen; weak; white; whiten; wooden

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    dimensional space; diminish the; diminishing returns; dimly seen