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See definition of lightless on Dictionary.com
  • as indark
  • as indim
  • as indusky
  • as ingloomy
  • as inobscure
  • as intenebrous

synonyms for lightless

  • black
  • cloudy
  • darkened
  • dim
  • dingy
  • drab
  • dull
  • foggy
  • gloomy
  • misty
  • murky
  • overcast
  • shadowy
  • somber
  • dun
  • dusk
  • faint
  • aphotic
  • atramentous
  • blackish
  • caliginous
  • cimmerian
  • clouded
  • crepuscular
  • dusky
  • grimy
  • ill-lighted
  • indistinct
  • inky
  • lurid
  • nebulous
  • obfuscous
  • obscure
  • opaque
  • pitch-black
  • pitch-dark
  • pitchy
  • rayless
  • shaded
  • shady
  • sooty
  • stygian
  • sunless
  • tenebrous
  • unlighted
  • unlit
  • vague
See also synonyms for: lightlessness

antonyms for lightless

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • clean
  • clear
  • distinct
  • good
  • happy
  • intelligent
  • joyful
  • light
  • luminous
  • smart
  • sparkling
  • sunny
  • vivacious
  • apparent
  • brilliant
  • encouraging
  • evident
  • hopeful
  • illuminated
  • lucid
  • manifest
  • moral
  • plain
  • pleased
  • radiant
  • shining
  • visible
  • vivid
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How to use lightless in a sentence

Toward the end of those years, the Viking and his closest lieutenants were cast into a lightless dungeon, yet nonetheless managed to break out, kidnap the emperor’s mistress and commandeer two galleys.
IF YOU LOVE HEROIC FANTASY A LA GEORGE R.R. MARTIN, YOU’LL LOVE ‘THE LAST VIKING’MICHAEL DIRDASEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As we drew further and further into that lightless land, little twists and curls of vapour wriggled over the black river-surface.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
Through the lightless porthole he listened for the terrifying shout, "Man overboard!"
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
She quickly closed the door behind her and sped off down the line of now lightless cabins.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
These underground kitchens must eventually die out, and our children will wonder why we used such airless, lightless places.
HOUSEHOLD ORGANIZATIONFLORENCE CADDY
I suppose everyone at some time has imagined himself irrevocably imprisoned, cast into some lightless dungeon and left to die.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
To wander far in these lightless passages would be to track death.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
The village to the right is lightless and still; away to the left, towards the cemetery, a pale mist broods over the fields.
'NEATH VERDUN, AUGUST-OCTOBER, 1914MAURICE GENEVOIX
Certain of these little insects have also become so accustomed to this lightless life that they have lost their eyes.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 2, SEPTEMBER 1899VARIOUS
That of Veronese would look ghostly beside it; that of Titian lightless.
MODERN PAINTERS VOLUME I (OF V)JOHN RUSKIN
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