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1 dim /ˈdɪm/ adjective
dimmer; dimmest
1 dim
/ˈdɪm/
adjective
dimmer; dimmest
Learner's definition of DIM
: not bright or clear
: not seen clearly
: not understood or remembered in a clear way
see also the dim and distant past at distant
: not likely to be good or successful
: not good or favorable used in the phrase dim view
informal : not intelligent : stupid or dim-witted

— dimly

adverb

— dimness

noun [noncount]
2 dim /ˈdɪm/ verb
dims; dimmed; dimming
2 dim
/ˈdɪm/
verb
dims; dimmed; dimming
Learner's definition of DIM
: to make (a light) less bright or to become less bright
[+ object]
[no object]
: to make (something) less strong or clear or to become less strong or clear
[+ object]
[no object]
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