dimly

All Adverb
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  • He felt dimly that he ought to be doing something like other men. Cited from The Short Cut, by Jackson Gregory
  • He would have seen, too, another thing, which indeed he did see dimly. Cited from The Long Night, by Stanley Weyman
  • He could dimly see things all about him, but he did not know what they were. Cited from The Story of a Stuffed Elephant, by Laura Lee Hope
  • After what seemed a long time they came into the wide dimly-lighted hall. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • I was dimly conscious of his hand on my arm and then round me. Cited from Boycotted, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • And he pointed to the dimly seen boy and then to his own mouth. Cited from !Tention, by George Manville Fenn
  • Frank on his part had no great difficulty in following the dimly seen trail. Cited from The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point, by Quincy Allen
  • A group of figures was seen dimly ahead of them and nine men joined the party. Cited from Giants on the Earth, by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • He could make out the form on the ground but dimly. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in Texas, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • Yet dimly it seemed to both that these dreams had meant more than this. Cited from A Soldier of the Legion, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Dimly, a sense of possible escape for himself came over him. Cited from Flint, by Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • It was still dimly visible and the boys soon caught up with it. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • He could see the two but dimly, close though they were, because of the dust. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • We can create nothing, but we can dimly understand all. Cited from Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2, by John Wilson
  • In the half-light of the room the little figure on the bed was dimly visible. Cited from The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911, by Various
  • Dimly she saw all this, but clearly she saw the inside of a great man's mind. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • He heard her dimly, and the words were the cruel ones he expected. Cited from Franklin Kane, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • They had reached the open door beyond which showed the dimly lighted passage. Cited from The Golden Scorpion, by Sax Rohmer
  • She had not brought a light, and Frank could dimly see her face at the narrow opening. Cited from In Honour's Cause, by George Manville Fenn
  • But they could only hear, not see, so dimly was the theatre lighted. Cited from Madame Flirt, by Charles E. Pearce
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Meaning of dimly

  • adverb In a dim indistinct manner
    we perceived the change only dimly
  • adverb With a dim light
    a dimly lit room