Definition of Tenebrous

1. Adjective. Dark and gloomy. "A tenebrous cave"

Exact synonyms: Tenebrific, Tenebrious
Similar to: Dark



Definition of Tenebrous

1. a. Dark; gloomy; dusky; tenebrious.

Definition of Tenebrous

1. Adjective. Dark and gloomy. ¹

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Definition of Tenebrous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenebrous

tenebrae
tenebrific
tenebrificous
tenebrio
tenebrionid
tenebrionids
tenebrios
tenebrious
tenebrism
tenebrisms
tenebrist
tenebristic
tenebrists
tenebrose
tenebrosity
tenebrous (current term)
tenebrously
tenebrousness
tenebrousnesses
tenectomy
teneliximab
tenement
tenement district
tenement house
tenemental
tenementary
tenementlike
tenements
tenendum
tenendums

Literary usage of Tenebrous

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1. The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts by Irving Babbitt (1910)
"He finally attains that " tenebrous and profound unity " of which Baudelaire speaks, where " perfumes and colors and sounds correspond to ..."

2. The Lyricks [of] Camoens: Sonnets, Canzons, Odes and Sextines. Englished by by Luís de Camões (1884)
"Oh triste, oh tenebroso, oh cruel dia, 0 triste, O tenebrous, O terrible Day ! That burst the dawn-womb only for my loss ! ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Same as tenebrous. Were moon and stars for villains only made, ... The day at the sixth houre was turned into tenebrous night, insomuch as the Starres were ..."

4. The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts by Irving Babbitt (1910)
"He finally attains that " tenebrous and profound unity " of which Baudelaire speaks, where " perfumes and colors and sounds correspond to ..."

5. The Lyricks [of] Camoens: Sonnets, Canzons, Odes and Sextines. Englished by by Luís de Camões (1884)
"Oh triste, oh tenebroso, oh cruel dia, 0 triste, O tenebrous, O terrible Day ! That burst the dawn-womb only for my loss ! ..."

6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Same as tenebrous. Were moon and stars for villains only made, ... The day at the sixth houre was turned into tenebrous night, insomuch as the Starres were ..."

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