Cimmerian(redirected from cimmerianly)
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Very dark or gloomy.
n. Greek Mythology
One of a mythical people described by Homer as inhabiting a land of perpetual darkness.
[From Latin Cimmeriī, the Cimmerians, from Greek Kimmerioi.]
(sometimes not capital) very dark; gloomy
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth one of a people who lived in a land of darkness at the edge of the world
Cim•me•ri•an(sɪˈmɪər i ən)
very dark; gloomy.
[1590–1600; < Latin Cimmeri(us) < Greek Kimmérioi a mythical people mentioned in the Odyssey who lived where the sun never shone]
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|Adj.||1.||Cimmerian - intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas|
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"