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ˈʃæd oʊ iSHADOWY

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageousadjective

    filled with shade

    "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"

  2. dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispyadjective

    lacking clarity or distinctness

    "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood"

  3. shadowy, wraithlikeadjective

    lacking in substance

    "strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler; "dim shadowy forms"; "a wraithlike column of smoke"


  1. shadowyadjective

    In shadow; darkened by shadows.

    He sat in a shadowy corner.

  2. shadowyadjective

    Dark, obscure.

    He was a shadowy man who rarely spoke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shadowyadjective

    full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow

  2. Shadowyadjective

    hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim

  3. Shadowyadjective

    not brightly luminous; faintly light

  4. Shadowyadjective

    faintly representative; hence, typical

  5. Shadowyadjective

    unsubstantial; unreal; as, shadowy honor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHADOWY in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SHADOWY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of SHADOWY in a Sentence

  1. Longfellow:

    Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.

  2. Rachel Carson:

    Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Everywhere we see shadowy minds, cloudy brains! World needs more light of wisdom!

  4. Brandon Garic Notch:

    The solution typically lies in the stillness at the base of mind within that shadowy place most refuse to look.

  5. Tirana Hassan:

    The UAE, operating in shadowy conditions in southern Yemen, appears to have created a parallel security structure outside the law, where egregious violations continue to go unchecked, ultimately these violations, which are taking place in the context of Yemen's armed conflict, should be investigated as war crimes.

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