Definition of Eventide

1. Noun. The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall). "He enjoyed the evening light across the lake"

Exact synonyms: Eve, Even, Evening
Generic synonyms: Day, Daylight, Daytime
Specialized synonyms: Guest Night
Terms within: Sundown, Sunset, Crepuscle, Crepuscule, Dusk, Evenfall, Fall, Gloam, Gloaming, Nightfall, Twilight



Definition of Eventide

1. n. The time of evening; evening.

Definition of Eventide

1. Noun. evening ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eventide

1. evening [n -S] - See also: evening

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eventide

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event planner
evented
eventer
eventerate
eventerated
eventerates
eventerating
eventers
eventful
eventfull
eventfully
eventfulness
eventfulnesses
eventhood
eventide (current term)
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eventified
eventifies
eventify
eventifying
eventilate
eventilated
eventilates
eventilating
eventilation
eventing
eventings
eventive
eventless

Literary usage of Eventide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Poems by Leroy Hibbard White (1914)
"THE CHRISTIAN eventide In a sermon preached in Evanston, Wyoming. ... At eventide! blest eventide! When cares are o'er and labor done, The shield and helmet ..."

2. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"eventide. COMES something down with eventide, Beside the sunset's golden bars, Beside the floating scents, beside The twinkling shadows of the stars. ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1878)
"Phelps very justly commends his * At eventide Discourses, by NEHEMIAH ADAMS, DD, Senior Pastor of Union Church, Boston. Boston: D. Lothrop & Co. pp. ..."

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