Definitions for caliginouskəˈlɪdʒ ə nəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•lig•i•nous*kəˈlɪdʒ ə nəs(adj.)

  1. misty; dim; dark.

* Archaic..

Origin of caliginous:

1540–50; < L cālīginōsus misty =cālīgin-, s. of cālīgō mist +-ōsus -ous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. caliginous(adj)

    dark and misty and gloomy


  1. caliginous(Adjective)

    Which is influenced by darkness or obscurity.

    The caliginous waters appeared menacing.

  2. Origin: From caligineux, from caliginosus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caliginous(adj)

    affected with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure


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