from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Dark, misty, and gloomy.
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- adj. Which is influenced by darkness or obscurity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Affected with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dim; obscure; dark.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. dark and misty and gloomy
“It was a dark and stormy night” might become “It was a caliginous and raving night” or “It was an obscure and disorderly night” – not exactly conveying what the original does.
Yet at virtually no time, amid the clinking, clanking, clattering collection of caliginous junk that rattles through "Dark of the Moon," is there the sense that such a gap has been spanned.
You clinking, clanking, clattering collection of caliginous junk ...
Noblemen weren't supposed to be afraid of such things, but that didn't change the fact that the deep, caliginous mist was just plain creepy.
Yet, as she turned weakly, she saw Camon looming above her in the caliginous room, drunken fury showing in his face.
Anaxagoras, that the reason of the inequality ariseth from the commixture of things earthy and cold; and that fiery and caliginous matter is jumbled together, whereby the moon is said to be a star of a counterfeit aspect.
Behind this individual, a corpulent caliginous man, came a following round of guards.
'Clinking, clanking, caliginous collections of junk.'
Ahead, the sun began to emerge from hiding, and it was as caliginous as the misbegotten stars.
Boulders and trees continued to slide into the caliginous void and vanish.