Synonym of dim

Alternative for dim

dims, dimmed, dimming, dimmer, dimmest

Synonym: darkish, faint, indistinct, pale, vague, weak,

Antonym: bright, light,

Adjective

Not visually distinct to one's sight or memory
vague fuzzy hazy indistinct obscure obscured remote shadowy sketchy blurred blurry faint imperceptible imprecise unclear bleary faded foggy gauzy indiscernible intangible murky obfuscated blear confused imperfect indefinite indistinguishable misty nebulous opaque pale ill-defined out of focus cloudy undefined undetermined lacking definition smoky ambiguous indeterminate nebulose formless woolly dark wooly clouded bleared muzzy doubtful unfocused barely perceptible filmy uncertain hard to make out amorphous hard to see vaporous inexact inexplicit inconspicuous indefinable distorted shapeless unformed overcast dull equivocal loose vapory steamy smoggy pearly transparent milky opalescent membranous elusive unspecific fogged distant enigmatic befogged unintelligible dubious impalpable unrecognizable muddy crepuscular unrecognisable unsure gaseous unformulated tenuous ambivalent rough feeble veiled unshaped structureless unstructured unobtrusive dewy mushy shrouded enveloped unsubstantial inaccurate bleached light questionable shady undistinct illusory low resolution muffled incoherent incomprehensible inaudible visionary dreamy airy muddled Cimmerian some kind of soupy ethereal nameless mysterious indescribable inexpressible perplexing weak puzzling gloomy brumous beclouded gray dingy grey hardly noticeable hardly detectable general gossamer dusky obfuscous fuggy woozy out-of-focus subtle unanalysable fugitive unexplicit dreamlike tenebrous gossamery unknown unlimited unsettled evasive hard to understand claggy unfixed aerial diaphanous oracular broad open-ended innumerable indeterminable inexhaustible wide noncommittal undependable fogged in unanalyzable aery sheer approximate disorganized debatable open to question non-specific disorganised sweeping cryptic ballpark undetailed arcane unresolved abstruse up in the air undecided generalized overall generic unconfirmed basic indiscriminate unestablished speculative generalised iffy bewildering nonspecific unascertained in doubt enigmatical yet to be decided vacillating woolly-minded woolly-headed addled inchoate ill-organized unsound open to debate open to argument arguable inscrutable incomplete poor quality low quality grainy superficial broad-based common all-round broad-spectrum bird's-eye all-around blanket inadequate unspecified amphibological cursory obfuscatory perfunctory mystic fuliginous occult deep elliptical Delphic elliptic double-edged approximative estimated not particular not partial not specific unpredictable unforeseeable incalculable dicey dodgy irresolute wavering hesitant equivocating confusing in the balance indecisive coarse-grained non-committal blurred round the edges squishy careless sloppy hidden apocryphal undisclosed concealed impressionistic soft unfathomable as clear as mud smudged difficult to read illegible unreadable barely legible undecipherable squiggly scribbled hard to read indecipherable

Adjective

Unfavorable with regard to opinion or hope
gloomy depressing discouraging unpromising somber sombre disheartening dismal dispiriting unfavorable unfavourable sceptical skeptical suspicious bleak dreary cheerless miserable dark desolate funereal glum depressive dull morbid grim drab forlorn joyless tenebrous solemn lonely morose comfortless sullen cold lugubrious gray godforsaken drear disconsolate black dingy saturnine sepulchral grey elegiacal dreich elegiac depressed wretched unhappy dire austere darkening plutonian chill murky tenebrific lonesome sunless sad cloudy Cimmerian dolorous uninviting unwelcoming despondent bare inhospitable stark dejected melancholy doleful mournful clinical impersonal oppressive institutional woeful drearisome woebegone spiritless sorrowful dour melancholic abject distressed rueful bland crestfallen pathetic dejecting draggy blue mopey uncomfortable sorry wintery mourning afflicted wintry saddening heartbreaking piteous jarring teary heartrending tearful in the dumps cast down down-and-out colorless lacklustre lackluster deep shadowy colourless boring monotonous lifeless unexciting macabre blah uninteresting uninspiring humdrum severe spartan pessimistic downbeat cynical negative gloom-ridden grave hopeless fatalistic foreboding defeatist despairing worrying demoralized troubled harsh bitter horrid distrustful doubting unfortunate alarmist chilly unenthusiastic demoralised Eeyorish unpropitious inauspicious bad ominous distressing adverse dreadful terrible awful disadvantageous ill-fated lamentable unpleasant harrowing ill-omened portentous tragic poor upsetting disagreeable deplorable baleful grievous infelicitous forbidding direful ill-boding ill-starred serious dispirited squalid pitiable horrific appalling hard horrible sordid horrendous shameful pitiful sober execrable inferior lousy foul unlucky lurid indigent scungy impoverished displeasing detestable scurvy shocking rotten doomed gut-wrenching mirthless jinxed doubtful nightmarish untimely inopportune bodeful cursed destitute chilling threatening sinister sinistrous baneful ruinous God-awful dangerous desperate unlikely unencouraging maudlin lamenting exequial funebrial dirge-like deathlike down in the dumps in the pits chap-fallen down in the mouth downcast dirgelike pained disappointing tragical distressful unoptimistic traumatic anguished stony painful disconcerting intolerable unnerving disquieting discomforting acherontic acheronian humourless humorless hostile regrettable looking on the black side tough heart-breaking calamitous luckless gruesome heart-rending disastrous forsaken awkward unprosperous hapless ghastly out of luck in a bad way injurious perilous hideous grisly despicable contemptible exacting unwelcome exigent difficult untoward frightening unearthly frightful disgraceful vile creepy trashy shoddy filthy horrifying straitened objectionable strained unfriendly treacherous hard-pressed disturbing parlous pressing discommodious precarious troublesome tortured harmful messy undesirable jeopardous apocalyptic rocky full of hardship very bad derisory low eerie grotesque ghostly terrifying gory dubious off-putting unhopeful monstrous fearsome revolting pitiless grewsome loathsome terrific repulsive repugnant nightmare weighty earnest deadly sobering fatal unamusing sedate urgent destructive ugly strenuous devastating poverty-stricken acute critical far-reaching spookish offensive weird scary shady atrocious sickening spooky minatory doomy menacing ill sick unhealthy fateful unchancy impending evil death-obsessed

Adjective

Stupid or slow to understand
stupid dumb dense foolish brainless ignorant mindless obtuse idiotic imbecilic moronic unintelligent unsmart daft dull naive vacuous vapid witless boneheaded cretinous doltish dopey fatuous lamebrained oafish simple slow thick thickheaded asinine bonehead chuckleheaded lamebrain opaque airheaded birdbrained dopy dorky dozy dunderheaded gormless gullible knuckleheaded lunkheaded pinheaded senseless softheaded bovine bubbleheaded imbecile muttonheaded soft barmy boorish crazy wooden brain-dead dim-witted half-witted dull-witted simple-minded slow-witted thick-witted fat-headed pea-brained weak-minded dunce-like empty-headed slow on uptake pig-ignorant soft in the head wooden-headed not the full shilling slow on the uptake thick as two short planks silly dippy dotish chowderheaded inane glaikit dof half-baked blockheaded simpleminded unwise dotty divvy damfool thoughtless daffy stolid harebrained absurd ridiculous tomfool dead from the neck up blockish nonsensical nutty cuckoo goofy featherheaded batty crackpot as thick as two short planks mad imprudent sappy sluggish insane feebleminded wacky screwy feeble-minded lunatic ill-advised braindead pointless injudicious hare-brained laughable inept preposterous backward whacky balmy fool unthinking uncomprehending foolhardy unreasonable irresponsible lumpish rash risible indiscreet jerky loopy crackbrained crass unreasoning thick-skulled scatty kooky loony looney kookie halfwitted ludicrous shallow vacant potty deficient imperceptive illiterate insensitive feather-brained uneducated impolitic reckless weak thick-headed very stupid woodenheaded derisible puerile untaught unschooled clueless Boeotian immature torpid nitwitted retarded dimwitted screwball zany hebete giddy ill-considered cockeyed inexperienced lethargic unaware green flighty irrational scatterbrained impractical limited pie-faced touched incautious unlearned benighted nonliterate dummy unread unlettered clownish untutored thick as mince analphabetic uninstructed crackers mental nuts cracked deranged childish credulous blind cloddish bonkers heavy frivolous unresponsive superficial hebetudinous uninformed unmindful innocent insensate dappy unintellectual numskulled not with it not intelligent short-sighted mentally deficient in the dark mentally handicapped wet behind the ears ill-mannered unperceptive unimaginative callow purposeless lifeless inert bizarre duncelike bone-headed slumberish comatose erratic unstable phlegmatic placid thick-skinned stupefied numbskulled addle-pated anencephalic anencephalous idiot surd idiotical unconsidered invalid notional nonrational boobish fallacious unreasoned buffoonish inanimate somnolent rude dark rattlebrained stunted arrested underdeveloped lagging cockamamy loggerheaded clottish log-headed feeble empty purblind fatheaded impassive shortsighted cockamamie inactive listless inconsistent mentally slow trifling futile worthless negligent careless slothful chowderhead not bright without thought foolishly stupid underachieving subnormal pinhead dumbbell dumdum yo-yo feather-headed forgetful neglectful featherbrained ditzy dizzy skittish addle-brained as daft as a brush untrained unknowledgeable sheepheaded unknowing unwitting muddle-headed mooning daydreaming inattentive spaced-out out moony out to lunch incompetent nescient oblivious unenlightened unsophisticated unscholarly infantile meaningless idiotish squirrelly unworldly vain insipid wishy-washy illogical flat innocuous numbskull mentally defective defective retardo dumbo exceptional gorked held back know-nothing pea-brain incognizant insensible unacquainted unqualified smoothbrained out of it unconversant unconscious uninitiated devoid of intelligence ill-informed a brick short of a load as green as grass two sandwiches short of a picnic smooth-brained unhinged brainsick cranky demented crazed loco maniac wud maniacal unsound bedlam meshugge bughouse psychotic slang fruity unbalanced haywire bats gaga wacko moonstruck whacko psycho meshuga certifiable flakey not all there looney tunes bedlamite not quite right flaky loony tunes fried non compos mentis in the ozone off the wall out of one's gourd ditsy frothy yeasty light-headed lightheaded light-minded eccentric odd delirious flippant ill-judged off-the-wall gonzo ill-conceived nutsy up the pole wild round the bend disturbed doolally distraught unrealistic raving psychopathic misguided inappropriate distracted peculiar queer oddball farcical madcap heedless buggy barking off your trolley sick in the head dreamy strange off your head raving mad mad as a hatter away with the fairies deluded foaming at the mouth stark raving mad nutty as a fruitcake mad as a March hare stark staring mad barking mad whimsical cock-eyed round the twist weird confused juvenile frenzied wrong sectionable manic idle fickle hysterical frantic schizoid bananas off the air mentally ill nutso outlandish not together bushed of unsound mind bird-brained stark mad yarra porangi unworkable impracticable bad incoherent not right in the head not quite right in the head not right upstairs out there incongruous capricious inadvisable off one's gourd around the bend derisory impulsive unfounded facetious absent-minded flip derisive misled comical pathetic mistaken nonserious non-serious vague aberrant outrageous abortive misbegotten lacking seriousness unglued disordered berserk have a screw loose have bats in the belfry have kangaroos in the top paddock ill-made bemused labouring under a delusion badly planned off your rocker poorly thought-out out of one's mind badly thought-out off one's nut doty ill-thought-out harum-scarum unusual nerdish complacent bathetic inconstant off beam off the beam childlike incomprehensible unintelligible grotesque fantastic changeable heady improvident mentally incompetent bugged out unmeaning petty poor goofy loony unjustifiable risky light-hearted excitable illegitimate inconsequent inconsequential unscientific implausible baseless untenable groundless arbitrary merry misdirected misinformed impetuous insouciant carefree worthy of scorn specious freaky reasonless disconnected sophistic disjointed excited perky unprofound lighthearted lacking in sense tongue-in-cheek gay volatile light playful neurotic schitzy malapropos improper not in your right mind delusory rabid uncontrolled soppy psychopathological schizophrenic flipped schizo derailed moonstricken unsettled paranoid sociopathic mechanical not serious over-optimistic muddled demoniac raging sick dazed off young brash a few cards shy of a full deck as mad as a March hare having bats in the belfry flipped out deprived of one's wits one card shy of a full deck manic-depressive crazy as a loon over the edge non compos severely mentally ill one sandwich short of a picnic a few sandwiches short of a picnic out of one's tree not of sound mind in another world mentally deranged having a screw loose in a daze with a screw loose off the deep end as mad as a hatter having kangaroos in the top paddock flipped-out off your chump off the rails instinctive Panglossian delusive overoptimistic blank inadvertent labouring under a misapprehension sophomoric fond foolishly optimistic unintended precipitate remiss automatic expressionless inexpressive deadpan spontaneous involuntary reflex unpremeditated intuitive unintentional misplaced unwarranted erroneous besotted dreaming inscrutable poker-faced unmeant blunt untactful feckless brutish indelicate napping unheeding misconceived absent abstracted glassy numb catatonic stony emotionless uninterested doomed incurious motionless indifferent disinformed stray errant deceived inexpedient bum-steer bearded faked-out erring stonewalled straying unexpressive off course uncalled for led up the garden path unconventional idiosyncratic twisted mentally unbalanced out of one's head

Adjective

Difficult for the mind to grasp
intangible impalpable abstract invisible airy ethereal incorporeal insubstantial non-physical untouchable aerial bodiless disembodied immaterial unembodied vague elusive ghostly indefinite phantom shadowy spectral spiritual supernatural transcendental unbodied unearthly unreal wraithlike discarnate disincarnate evanescent phantasmal phantasmic unsubstantial abstruse eluding evading evasive hypothetical imperceptible imperceptible to the touch imponderable inappreciable indeterminate insensible rare slender slight unapparent uncertain unobservable unquantifiable unsure nonmaterial metaphysical nonphysical formless imaginary illusory indistinct dreamlike unworldly dreamy obscure celestial incorporate apparitional unfleshly spiritlike asomatous disbodied psychic uncorporal unclear heavenly subjective visionary nebulous vaporous fanciful chimerical hallucinatory tenuous thin indiscernible indistinguishable indefinable indescribable light delicate imagined fine hazy faint imprecise discorporate dainty non-existent fancied false obscured fuzzy fragile figmental delusive blurry rarefied diaphanous blurred unperceivable frail bleary gauzy murky foggy misty opaque pale blear nonexistent gaseous out of focus ill-defined non-material uncorporeal flimsy wispy weightless remote sketchy volatile frivolous not material obfuscated faded undescribable imperfect confused mysterious hard to define hard to describe unable to be touched illusive ghostlike exquisite gossamer ephemeral illusionary inexistent gossamery subtle puny fly-by-night unsound infirm petty idle decrepit beautiful elegant graceful make-believe undefined fictitious mythical fabulous inviolable sacrosanct fairy fluffy lovely refined pretend invented unrecognizable hidden made-up mock fantastic holy sacred hallowed unassailable undetermined nebulose concealed phantasmagoric ideal too little too late otherworldly waiflike filmy vapory eerie unseen inconspicuous unrecognisable cloudy legendary dreamed-up unseeable shrouded unnoticeable lacking definition fantasied seeming storybook chimeric mythic artificial fantastical fake theoretical imaginal fairy-tale fictional notional pretended unnoticed undetectable imperceivable unobserved cloaked ostensible sham insincere phoney clouded unexposed disguised surreptitious unobtrusive discreet fabled unnatural supposititious weird faux misleading romantic incredible reproduction reachy fictive suppositious replica phony imitation unbelievable undercover camouflaged masked veiled secret undetected eclipsed unrevealed perdu under wraps covert not in view not in sight not visible latent out of sight unviewable screened in the dark undisclosed covered out of view impossible to detect out of this world invulnerable

Adjective

Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction
lacklustre lackluster boring dry dull flat bland characterless colorless colourless humdrum lifeless prosaic unimaginative uninspiring insipid listless mundane muted tame tired uninspired vapid apathetic commonplace drab leaden monotonous spiritless torpid unanimated uninteresting dreary somber sombre tedious unexciting vanilla wearisome blah dead draggy nothing undistinguished ho-hum run-of-the-mill pedestrian tiresome plodding jejune ponderous stuffy banal stale stodgy stupid numbing arid monochromatic heavy slow wearying weary dusty tiring jading drudging old mind-numbing banausic unvaried monotone ordinary uneventful routine turgid toneless repetitious everyday unvarying unremarkable repetitive workaday wishy-washy unoriginal derivative inane prosy plain vanilla common or garden quotidian day-to-day common customary regular usual normal typical heavy-going formal white-bread a dime a dozen treadmill garden variety garden-variety bromidic pedantic wooden staid laboured mediocre deadly dull verbose fuddy-duddy uncreative stilted weighty hard to digest dull as ditchwater heavy going labored average matter-of-fact half-pie bog-standard OK so-so not so hot no great shakes nothing to write home about platitudinous not up to much truistic yawn producing droning soporific vacant uniform pointless empty depressing unfeeling featureless unexcited expressionless unchanging mat dulled lusterless milk-and-water unexpressive watery matte samey deadly uninflected sapless weak unseasoned innocuous unpalatable blind whitebread namby-pamby ho hum lead balloon

Adjective

Having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness
dreamlike illusory surreal unreal chimerical ethereal illusionary illusive imaginary phantasmagorical trancelike trance-like unsubstantial ghostlike ghostly hallucinatory hazy Kafkaesque misty nightmarish psychedelic shadowy vague visionary bizarre dreamish dreamy faint fantastic hypnagogic indistinct oneiric otherworldly phantasmagoric unclear weird phantasmal fanciful fictitious phantasmic fictional ideal chimeric mythical phantom fantastical whimsical fabulous imagined delusive invented mythic pretend fantasied imaginal notional make-believe made-up suppositious fictive fake misleading ostensible delusory sham mistaken fallacious out of this world apparent seeming blue-sky fancied romantic quixotic spectral legendary untrue deceitful pseudo semblant hypothetical theoretical imaginative nonexistent dreamed-up supposititious figmental fairy-tale supernatural wistful spiritual daydreaming impractical mythological storybook speculative wraithlike vampiric utopian unearthly non-existent deceptive imagal apocryphal intangible apparitional wraithy spooky eerie extravagant unbelievable trumped up fool's paradise poetic immaterial incredible aerial phantasmagorial kaleidoscopic phantasmagorian filled with dreams phantasm wonderful estimated academic all in the mind dream-filled false mock unattainable unworkable ivory-towered unachievable unfeasible impracticable Utopian insubstantial artificial nebulous pretended idealized impalpable insincere phoney fabled unnatural faux reproduction reachy replica phony imitation mercurial far-fetched absurd preposterous transcendental in the clouds pie-in-the-sky high-flown out-of-reach ivory-tower idealised mental transcendent ridiculous curious wild extraterrestrial tall capricious crackpot offbeat flakey unlikely kinky cock and bull hard to swallow blue sky flaky hard to take pipe dream far out pie in the sky castles in the air fairy tale floating on cloud nine starry-eyed strange alien wondrous too good for this world idealistic musing preoccupied unrealistic head-in-the-clouds fantasizing airy-fairy abstracted pensive dreaming distracted sentimental over-optimistic farsighted prophetic meditative inattentive thoughtful reflective distrait ruminative absent rapt absent-minded wool-gathering absorbed fantasising faraway out of touch with reality beautiful excellent astral introspective marvelous superb introvertive marvellous lost in thought far away in a brown study in a reverie with your head in the clouds miles away fabricated assumed abstract fantasy concocted supposed virtual all in one's head figment of imagination product of someone's imagination

Adjective

Very objectionable, bad, or unpleasant
ghastly terrible awful horrible dreadful frightful shocking horrid loathsome offensive repulsive unpleasant appalling disagreeable disgusting displeasing distasteful hideous horrendous nasty objectionable repellent abhorrent foul gruesome obnoxious off-putting unacceptable undesirable detestable grim hateful horrific horrifying odious repugnant revolting vile contemptible deplorable despicable grisly insufferable intolerable nauseating obscene reprehensible sickening terrifying atrocious beastly fearful grewsome lurid macabre monstrous nauseous nightmare nightmarish noxious sick-making terrific unpalatable unsavory unsavoury disgustful exceptionable godawful loathly rebarbative anaemic anemic beyond the pale corpselike deathlike faint from hell funereal ghostly ghoulish haggard mortuary sepulchral supernatural unbearable uncanny unearthly unnatural upsetting weak wraithlike abominable frightening gross dire ugly unspeakable alarming forbidding evil scary fearsome spine-chilling execrable heinous hair-raising scandalous yucky bad distressing direful intimidating formidable rancid God-awful noisome grotesque repellant redoubtable rotten daunting fulsome harrowing eerie disturbing dread creepy chilling unnerving spooky hellacious lousy putrid bogging morbid wicked yucko petrifying stinking sinister uninviting icky diabolical unsightly cruel skanky hellish egregious disquieting wretched grotty sick dismal worrying grievous menacing outrageous mean dark weird unattractive unpleasing savage dismaying bloodcurdling startling severe vicious scurvy annoying ominous unwelcome malodorous shameful fetid gut-churning black disconcerting harsh deformed nefarious perturbing depressing bleak rank gory unlovely traumatic dangerous foetid scaring threatening irritating bestial mephitic grave baleful fiendish bitter woeful vomitous brutal stomach-turning stomach-churning smelly gloomy base dirty lamentable grody villainous on the nose very bad troublesome niffy abysmal disgraceful damnable hairy unsettling olid pitiful sombre somber inhuman miserable disfigured vomit-inducing sorry devilish invidious festy flagitious foul-smelling evil-smelling filthy poor as ugly as sin pongy stinky whiffy barbaric funky extreme ungodly iniquitous miasmal fugly calamitous pathetic brutish barbarous infamous sordid blood-curdling accursed unsatisfactory uncongenial unforgivable acrid serious spookish foreboding misshapen poisonous sad hostile eldritch cheap bloody troubling sour unappetizing yukky infernal unappealing tragic disheartening unfortunate paltry sleazy ruthless grubby difficult spine-tingling shadowy depraved irksome abnormal strange painful agitating tremendous overwhelming solemn immoral ill-favored unpardonable ill-favoured discouraging dislikeable unprepossessing disastrous violent distressful awesome squalid unpretty pitiable dingy unhandsome awe-inspiring unbeautiful pesky murderous unhealthy stressful unfair cringe-making grimy crummy pestiferous sinful discomforting uncomely unclean galling lame black-hearted perverted cruddy very unpleasant scabby scummy ratty hopeless poison unreal merciless exasperating bum fraught terrorizing unwholesome desperate hard cacodemonic pestilential abject facinorous flagrant twisted huckery terrorising mysterious uncomfortable sickly sadistic dreaded other-worldly brooding inexcusable agonizing sullen unfriendly shuddersome dreary melancholy eery preternatural morose cheerless parlous freaky emetic adverse strong off-color hurtful gut-wrenching cursed shabby unkind unlikable opprobrious mean-looking imposing polluted inferior agonising uncool nerve-racking regrettable smudged bedraggled befouled smutty sullied bemired dusty uncleanly draggled muddy illegal stained mucky besmirched blackened unsportsmanlike sneaking grungy begrimed soiled ornery inauspicious inadequate unholy bloodthirsty afflictive tough infuriating heavy demonic reptilian unseemly cold low-down phantom astounding maddening malignant worrisome extravagant spectral diabolic repelling freakish trashy amoral terribly bad sober rubbishy testing rough torturous prurient concerning sanguine tasteless shady frustrating low deadly unusual diseased aberrant satanic doleful bothersome demoniac discomposing dispiriting homely indescribable fierce deathly impressive humourless humorless melancholic mournful drear death-obsessed excessive pitiless desolate blasted tormenting troublous malevolent unfavorable unfavourable phantasmal phantasmic sedate raunchy perplexing brute drab depressive glum rude wanton punk unwelcoming austere striking saddening inhospitable powerful sublime haunted tragical disadvantageous vexing inconvenient wrong reeking cussed confounded mystic magical unendurable insupportable heartbreaking bewildering censurable stark substandard bizarre embarrassing biting cutting unwanted animal heartrending bodeful ferocious excruciating dislikable alien unhappy rum haunting inadmissible unsuitable hateable disappointing useless mediocre laughable ethereal affecting pants inexpedient coarse yecchy life-threatening perilous revulsive sucky shoddy causing fear a load of pants second-rate Kafkaesque critical bone-chilling nightmarey phantasmagorical blood-and-guts sanguinary blood-and-thunder great piteous demoralizing malformed catty callous lou Mephistophelian demoniacal discommoding misproportioned distorted miscreated teratoid mutant shapeless much-feared lewd beast indecorous impoverished oppressed harmful shameless extraterrestrial intense impertinent abusive insolent discourteous chunderous vulgar deleterious pernicious injurious mischievous unfit resentful awful-looking frightful-looking pulse-pounding onerous tainted comfortless thrilling slimy poverty-stricken dour rugged scabrous crying hated reviled frozen gnarly offending mighty baneful overpowering aggressive unapproachable pressuring browbeating bullying blood-stained acute shivery shuddery brackish rocky woozy sensational demoralising insalutary unbelievable inconceivable exciting breathtaking beneath contempt negative jarring graphic exaggerated very disgusting unlucky demonian demonical Luciferian pressured trying demanding taxing surfeiting sleazeball squicky cloying scuzzy evil-looking unpromising teary tearful unimaginable pill heel like death warmed up nagging melodramatic explicit all-powerful reeky dull lackluster lacklustre unshapely resolute doughty indomitable invincible commanding not of this world ineffable unutterable untoward afraid massive irritable poignant troubled sobering precarious musty stenchy high fusty frenetic maniacal unhallowed crazed mad possessed mortifying gruelling arduous tiring infected ailing frowzy frowsy miasmic frowsty inexpressible inhumane heartless butcherly truculent plain-featured deeply distressing piggish gluttonous swinish degraded feral boorish ferine carnal irrational plain-looking vexatious like the back end of a bus valiant pigpen ripe inconsistent incompatible contradictory opposed inappropriate hyperphysical heavenly glowering hair-curling cliff-hanging extraordinary suspenseful sorrowing unrelenting mephitical aggravating unpropitious unamusing distressed plain beyond words undefinable afflicting awkward averse antipathetic inimical antagonistic pathological unsound unpopular disliked freaking darned cotton-picking doggoned durn doggone goddamned deuced curst danged durned dang darn sensationalist overdramatized colourful unrestrained indescribably bad indescribably wicked beyond description indescribably evil unreasonable suggestive of evil brave imminent courageous against opposite extrinsic counter extraneous unconformable different unfitted foreign anguished sorrowful causing excitement not pretty steep ribald salacious kitschy pulp duff poxy pits blimming inept catastrophic ridiculous silly god-awful rueful derisory cataclysmic rubbish absurd ludicrous third-rate foolish-looking grueling immoderate exorbitant unwished-for perverse maleficent moody irascible warped too horrible for words in opposition unwarranted impossible OTT preposterous suggestive chronic much-dreaded unsought defective detrimental scorned shunned outcast loathed incommodious uninvited rejected dispirited O.T.T. extortionate ghostlike nail-biting heart-rending heart-breaking extremely bad nerve-wracking shock-horror tacky vivid juicy tenebrous stupefying scurrilous too great shaming disgracing ignoble debauching notorious uncivilised depraving debasing contumelious uncivilized corrupt degenerate criminal queer odd heartstopping gray grey murky mirthless lugubrious dilapidated to be avoided out of place for the birds strictly for the birds unwished for yellow full-frontal staggering stunning astonishing amazing mystifying far-out over the top surprising subpar wanting bush junky deficient dissatisfactory crumby suboptimal a stinker of a a bummer of a bad-looking purple racy fiery salty deep colorful distinct garish glaring short on looks hard-favoured hard-featured inscrutable insubstantial illusory common schlock occult flaky oddball numinous flakey uncouth secret magic whacko supernal malicious inconsiderate flimsy bush-league wack faulty low-grade cheapjack godforsaken low-quality cheesy el cheapo shlock bargain-basement down at heel trumpery run down cut-rate shlocky schlocky gimcrack off low-rent seedy out of the ordinary venomous vindictive impolite eidolic apparitional wraithy wan pale otherworldly holy divine cadaverous spiritual indistinct vampiric unlovable spiteful churlish malign unloveable cross ill-humored bad-tempered mean-spirited ill-tempered ill-natured ill-humoured dishonourable dishonorable ignominious disreputable snide currish low-minded dishonest sooty worthless unprincipled messy unscrupulous scungy manky gungy smeared underhand discreditable unworthy dodgy feculent uncharitable unwashed impure crooked tawdry defiled sloppy unhygienic unethical contaminated slovenly debased seamy indecent improper ropy tarnished servile muddied unkempt unsanitary mud-caked dirt-encrusted crude insanitary decaying cowardly disheveled dishevelled dastardly tatty treacherous ill sneaky deceitful besmeared no-good decayed below the belt debauched miry smeary unsporting underhanded below par spotted poor-quality below standard unlawful inequitable grimed reprobate dissolute crass sly devious pungent petty menial dirty rotten stale junk crafty fraudulent rundown greasy ruined below average not clean uncleaned beyond contempt insipid untidy flavourless putrefied beggarly despisable illegitimate sticky meretricious undignified unbecoming unrighteous illicit imperfect flat insufficient undusted degrading flavorless humming decomposed out of order fouled discolored blemished marked Brummagem burdensome blameworthy unswept cheapo minatory unimpressive tinny unenviable against the rules inelegant ill-boding lemon indelicate untrustworthy not cricket spoiled not up to snuff minacious unconscionable spoilt from hunger hard-hearted ungentlemanly ill-smelling second rate poorly strong-smelling tenth-rate discoloured second-class run-down two-bit inclement infelicitous dubious rascally conniving thoughtless inedible uneatable sludgy deceptive insalubrious cheating uninteresting double-dealing meanspirited unjust trifling detested disrespectful slipshod toxic mud-encrusted execrated louche oppressive shifty despised slatternly portentous relentless slummy bespattered tricky abominated vituperative disdainable abandoned inglorious dreggy scheming mouldy putrescent rigorous wrongful unenticing savorless average ungenerous disparaging insulting sleazoid profane destructive searing stiff scruffy faecal gamy mercenary fecal moldy dungy spattered doomy measly decomposing niffing unrefined inexorable impious blasphemous indefensible dud rotting stenchful decadent unlaundered intimidatory caitiff tinhorn kitsch scroungy cheapie bent lawless questionable pinchbeck tattered naff brassy scoundrelly rotted corrupted vilifying virulent rancorous serpentine ill-fated jerry-built under par entry-level cheap and nasty dime-a-dozen bottom-rung self-seeking not up to much morally wrong lowering apocalyptic low-end stinking to high heaven not up to par a dime a dozen two a penny rinky-dink not up to scratch dime-store twopenny-halfpenny off-colour crook off colour out of sorts oily ingratiating unctuous hatable shonky not pleasant unsympathetic uncoveted yechy bland pain drag smarmy oleaginous blithering feeble discordant suspicious suspect bungling untempting disingenuous base-minded groveling flaming unreliable valueless showy gaudy dowdy slushy senseless joyless graceless unpleasant to breathe unfit to breathe undesired unsocial grating humble slavish vapid craven foolish funny iffy ugly-looking sacrilegious irreligious grovelling dust-filled spotty dust-covered well below par yicky cloudy glary recreant oozy unchivalrous erring fallen narrow-minded footling abhorred avaricious downer bummer dolorous crashing blinding dazzling unjustifiable plebeian lowly excluded brummagem exacting godless hateworthy gloopy unnourishing flea-bitten stifling unpleasurable stupid calculated venal covetous humiliating niggling harrying harassing caked sloughy unforgiving graveolent turned dank infested dicey maggot roguish unbefitting modest simple peasant ordinary reproachful wild arenaceous arenose dust-ridden innutritious good-for-naught no-count meritless good-for-nothing no-account eye-watering impermissible drack no oil painting unalluring malfeasant untimely selfish stingy miserly natty thorny problematic amateurish low-life below contempt straggly disarrayed mucous clammy muculent viscous glutinous bad-hearted peccable uncalled for backbiting untrue maligning traducing detractive gossiping detracting meagre meager unaesthetic grinding ruinous damaging unhealthful unsuited piddling strict condemnable irremediable garbage out acid acidic odoriferous skunky odiferous spoiling not wanted ill-advised too bad mung dishabille unstable prickly anxious-making highly improper timid uncaring out of keeping inacceptable reject rigid antisocial unsatisfying subnormal negligible inopportune red hot lethal septic unnutritious not much to look at as plain as a pikestaff mud-spattered minimal trivial poor quality won't do half-baked of low quality not on of poor quality over the fence less-than-stellar not quite the done thing not up to standard tiresome wearisome apprehensive unsafe stern in poor taste ill-suited inapt unseasonable vitriolic tumbledown ramshackle insignificant damaged mephistophelean indigestible foul-tasting unfeeling self-indulgent vitiated delinquent errant exploitative libertine slippery wrathful evil-minded contemptuous conscienceless cold-blooded two-faced despiteful profligate licentious scrofulous vengeful felonious tyrannical incorrigible scornful unconscientious disdainful cunning wily untamed smoky shambly unmaintained Machiavellian designing calculating guileful derogatory pejorative denigratory invective deprecatory uncompromising festering shrewd deceiving unsportsmanly unbreathable viperous rowdy uncontrollable implacable neglected crumbling shacky late unheard of disagreeing knavish slick weak sauce sub-par minor-league no good minor league small potatoes not satisfying verminous soily horry staid repressive sobersided hardhanded mouldering putrified slumlike flinty sore remorseless addled ill-omened risqué naughty loutish brash bad-mannered colloquial unpolished derisive lowbrow tactless X-rated ungracious unchaste uncivil immodest uncultured affronting bawdy ill-mannered unmannerly vituperatory scurrile scurril groundless unsmiling obdurate astringent weighty no-nonsense uncomic intemperate provoking wintry thunderous ill-gotten corroding mildewy perished sinistrous minatorial Janus-faced pessimistic broken-down slum-like uncared-for gone to rack and ruin vituperous caried carious worm-eaten dirtied purulent wormy pustular hard-nosed po-faced doomful blackhearted malefic comminatory moldering smelling flyblown overripe maggoty bad-smelling unfit for human consumption Rabelaisian near close forthcoming wintery fateful lowery loury upcoming overhanging portending impendent at hand scowling foul-mouthed

Adjective

Containing, soaked in, or covered in water
watery wet damp soggy moist sodden waterlogged marshy saturated squelchy boggy awash bathed bedraggled doused dowsed drenched dripping logged saturate soaked soaking soft sopping soppy soused swampy washed watered water-soaked fenny humid miry muddy oozy anaemic anemic bloodless colourless colorless flavourless flavorless hazy serous watered-down waterlike water-logged dank sopping wet wringing wet dripping wet wet through slushy mucky clammy heavy quaggy sloppy sticky slimy wringing-wet soaking wet muggy spongy soaked to the skin wringing droukit squishy mushy soaked through squidgy gloopy pulpy squashy streaming sultry drowned semi-liquid aqueous like a drowned rat gooey pappy doughy pasty inundated pulpous dewy slippery over-moist sludgy soft and wet moistened soupy liquid flooded paludal uliginose sloughy teary misty steeped big flushed afloat unstable dampened muddied splashed marish hosed quenched wetted irrigated showered sprinkled sprayed mossy clogged clarty claggy yielding mucous dirty scummy muculent filthy glutinous tacky teeming rainy drizzling pouring stormy showery raining snowy foggy yukky viscous succulent thin runny impregnate brimful overloaded full overwhelmed brimming packed marinated overfull replete streaming wet splashy slap ripe lush sappy not set not hard not hardened steamy fleshy luscious tender mellow airless suffocating oppressive stifling close fuggy stuffy sauced thirst-quenching juicy viscid oily syrupy boiling tropical sweaty irriguous sweltering like a sauna like a Turkish bath very damp dampish moisture-laden gelatinous wettish flabby drizzly drippy peaty moory squooshy cushy cushiony downy thick gummy paludine uliginous drunk bloated stewed boiled seethed perspiring warm chilly musty perspiry sweating bemired unaired fusty not dry hot mucid gunky subfuse greasy diaphoretic sudoric stinky clayey clay covered with sweat smothering cloudy gluey vaporous mashy pap semi-solid paste-like jelled semisolid semiliquid pastelike difficult hot and humid cloggy gloppy caked murky mucilaginous treacly

Verb

To fade or become less intense
fade blur dull dwindle disappear ebb fail recede shrivel wane decline dissolve numb subside grow dim grow faint grow feeble peter out become blurred become indistinct become vague fade away become shadowy die out become confused make faint melt away die away lessen diminish vanish decrease wither fall sink weaken abate attenuate tail off waste away flag languish droop disperse evanesce deteriorate degenerate decay lower evaporate taper moderate drop wind down grow less go downhill become weak reduce slack off drain away drop off fall away die down deplete drain dissipate plummet gutter wilt go down perish give out become less melt dematerialize emaciate fly lag flee sag go fizzle out go away etiolate hush fold quiet tire deliquesce trail evanish thin rarefy clear wear off become unimportant become less loud pass off fade out poop out fag out tucker out pale die on vine vanish into thin air trail off lose significance decrease in importance pale into insignificance grow dull lose lustre shrink slacken contract taper off atrophy remit slump pall fall off crumble ease disintegrate de-escalate relent collapse give way give in ratchet down let up phase down be on the way out get smaller ease off fall short draw to a close regress worsen come to an end slip depreciate lapse retrograde retrogress descend slide get worse plunge soften degrade relax rot devolve nosedive hit the skids wear away go down the toilet end die mitigate go to pot grow smaller die off quell waste ease up alleviate stop become smaller dry up break down slow down go to the dogs go down the tubes slacken off withdraw dip cease drop away curb backslide close come to nothing lighten run out take a nosedive retreat restrain curtail impair falter terminate temper minimize calm down downsize depress tumble crash trail away go backwards minimise relapse become worse devaluate go to rack and ruin quieten cool off wear down rachet down erode retrocede stagnate halt downscale run low fall through slow check decrement dive get less deflate settle be in decline shrivel up fall apart roll back pass away break up tone down nose-dive go to the pack cut down retire calm narrow down flop succumb faint expire desist cut fizzle bate debilitate wizen depart finish disimprove rebate slack pass minify dent fall back cut back become weaker skid dilapidate go back slash grow worse be neglected move back come to a halt go bad fall to pieces draw back lose ground hit the floor revert go through the floor cease to exist go to pieces lose edge flatline tail away blow over quieten down spoil lull return grow weaker thin out vitiate allay debase dampen miscarry narrow subdue totter lose exit slope assuage slake moulder condense shorten elapse dilute cool settle down downturn discontinue be abandoned crater conclude extenuate run dry molder constrict determine quit age dispel be forgotten be disregarded clip come to a stop level off cave in corrode flow back tighten take the bite out take the sting out go from bad to worse take the edge off knock down make smaller be no more lose quality break off go into a tailspin take a turn for the worse take a header wind up be the worse for wear dead-end leave off move backward wink out make less become lower modify peter ebb away wither away lose strength lose intensity pine weary sicken rescind shape elongate blunt relieve grow weak become emaciated modulate clear up reverse release mollify deaden give up flow away incline downwards slant down slope down tilt downwards grow mummify still disengage slim wrinkle phase out thin down come to grief putrefy palliate mute damp muffle weather damage lose courage become debilitated go out drift pull out back away drop back become unproductive grow barren grow sterile run its course compress dry become less intense come down abbreviate retrench telescope get lower go downwards be gone cushion soothe make something worse move away limit decompose go down the tube pare down turn down lose its effect lose its effectiveness amputate crop abridge soft-pedal suffer decelerate unlax coast become dilapidated run to seed pejorate go to seed abort misfire compact back retract fall down be on your last legs fall apart at the seams go into decline be used up cease to yield devalue squeeze fall into disrepair diffuse scatter disassemble scale down slack up drag cheapen buckle back off move further off be handicapped appear in a poor light be impaired be at disadvantage be damaged be shown to disadvantage desiccate cease to be become obsolete grind to a halt constringe capsule capsulize drop down chill out cool it die away or out die away or down reach depths scrimp bow out draw away become extinct blast blight become limp hit rock bottom come apart at the seams be destroyed unmake come to a halt end come to a an end take in dial down infrigidate freeze freshen ally frost disappear from the face of the earth drift back recidivate slip back sink back become stale become marcescent lose value adulterate mar break undermine injure alloy axe pare fold up hit the dirt tip over be precipitated decrease in value decline in price break into pieces bring down couch close out trim ax make cutbacks in amortise take down trim back downgrade trim down mark down cast down lose it run down qualify amortize step down miss the mark end in defeat be a fiasco end gradually end in disappointment be worse for wear go dead pack in impoverish cripple tremble limp throw back lose headway turn the clock back turn back founder demise decease croak part bomb bust lose spirit be deficient exterminate ruin abolish go awry go amiss be wanting be insufficient kick in conk out pass on kick off peg out step out pop off check out be ruined be lacking be found lacking strike out be inadequate not come to ripeness

Verb

To become dark or dim, typically of a source of light

Verb

To render obtuse
hebetate numb deaden stupefy benumb daze dull blunt reduce suppress weaken alleviate diminish lessen damp stifle moderate dampen check cushion abate mitigate cauterize palliate impair paralyse decrease ease relieve assuage soothe anaesthetize smother subdue paralyze stun drown get rid of injure knock out freeze deprive exhaust destroy frustrate lay out slow unnerve anesthetize put an end to take the edge off consume depress repress gas quiet incapacitate tire retard KO etherize cauterise put out of order dope chloroform put to sleep soften allay tone down temper mollify quell calm curb muffle lighten still lull pacify lower desensitize restrain attenuate quieten silence obtund desensitise dilute mute cool appease help quench debilitate tranquilize extinguish chill placate relax control damp down lenify immobilize tranquillize torpefy disable soft-pedal take the sting out keep in check contain put a lid on bridle overcome quash immobilise squelch put a damper on mellow hold back sedate take the bite out drug sap discourage minimize devitalize curtail degrade hush stultify render insensitive erode crush slake smooth extenuate deplete inhibit petrify de-escalate modify dwindle downsize cripple sweeten compose tame stamp out break minimise enfeeble muzzle daunt bottle up wind down kill put the lid on keep back hold in ease off cool out keep under control shut down pour oil on shock cumber render insensible make less sensitive make inactive remit mask turn down narcotize commute dullen make powerless render powerless excuse cut taper depreciate reduce the force of befuddle shrink wane contract subside decrement indurate regulate ebb blur dispel let up on lay off take pressure off deprive of sensation dissipate banish dismiss callous deter harden roll back cut down cut back wear away peter out wear down knock senseless bore modulate restrict put out muddy up put under eliminate constrain blanket limit dash put to rest drive away square drive off chase away slacken ameliorate mince settle narrow tail off keep it down decrease the volume pipe down put damper on temperate address improve knock unconscious play down meet halfway coarsen reduce something make nice lullaby cloud throw cold water on make less make smaller play up to salve becalm dent drop discount downscale prune pour cold water on conceal dial down truncate abridge slash make bored reassure balm stroke fall comfort cease qualify thin knock down hamstring prostrate sate withhold pare down bore rigid bore stupid rock to sleep take it easy settle down quiet down chill out take the edge lay back cool off water down sink pocket submerge choke back swallow strangle undermine dispirit cover up put off bore to death overwhelm deject subjugate dismay trouble ail dishearten demoralize fight back keep secret end appall palsy transfix bemuse close stop dead halt make inert make nerveless bring to grinding halt nonplus arrest appal astound disarm demolish lame squash keep a rein on hold in check oppress upset shake sadden enervate terminate