Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Her vision was dimmer and her spirit at times withdrawn, remote.

Little by little, the image of the Woman grew dimmer and dimmer.

The greater the distance the dimmer this confined air appears.

Sometimes it is smaller and dimmer; then the Gone Ones rest and sleep.

The light got poorer and dimmer and there was a shorter lasting of it.

Dwindling smaller, dimmer, until in a moment it was gone into the Unknown.

It was dim against the night sky, and the garden was dimmer still.

Scarcely could we see the light; dimmer and dimmer it grew; then we looked—it had disappeared!

The breath of his emphasis blew, as her eyes showed, on the girl's dimmer fire.

Seals are used to swimming under water where light is dimmer.