What does Stygian mean?

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ˈstɪdʒ i ənSty·gian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stygianadjective

    hellish

    "Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"- Milton

  2. Acheronian, Acherontic, Stygianadjective

    dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades

    "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth

Wiktionary

  1. stygianadjective

    Dark and gloomy.

    Etymology: From stygius, from Στύγιος, from Στύξ.

  2. stygianadjective

    Infernal or hellish.

    Etymology: From stygius, from Στύγιος, from Στύξ.

  3. stygianadjective

    Of, or relating to the river Styx.

    Etymology: From stygius, from Στύγιος, from Στύξ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stygianadjective

    of or pertaining to the river Styx; hence, hellish; infernal. See Styx

    Etymology: [L. Stygius, fr. Styx, Stygis, Gr. Sty`x, Stygo`s, the Styx.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stygian

    stij′i-an, adj. relating to Styx, one of the rivers of Hades, across which Charon ferries the shades of the departed: hellish, infernal, deadly, impenetrable. [L.,—Gr. stygein, to hate.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stygian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stygian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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