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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; Hellish.

Usage examples (36)
  • Hence loathed Melancholy.../In stygian cave forlorn
  • Too many words Kevin, too many adjectives chased down the 'stygian' gloom of your thought processes.
  • No lights showed in their windows at this stygian hour.
  • A series of pinpoint lights came on in the stygian gloom. for more
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