Duskiness



[duhs-kee] /ˈdʌs ki/

adjective, duskier, duskiest.
1.
somewhat dark; having little light; dim; shadowy.
2.
having dark skin.
3.
of a dark color.
4.
gloomy; sad.
/ˈdʌskɪ/
adjective duskier, duskiest
1.
dark in colour; swarthy or dark-skinned
2.
dim
adj.

1550s, “somewhat dark,” from dusk + -y (2). Related: Duskiness.

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