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ten·e·brous

 (tĕn′ə-brəs) also te·neb·ri·ous (tə-nĕb′rē-əs)
adj.
Dark and gloomy.

[Middle English, from Old French tenebreus, from Latin tenebrōsus, from tenebrae, darkness.]

ten′e·bros′i·ty (-brŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

tenebrous

(ˈtɛnəbrəs) or

tenebrious

adj
gloomy, shadowy, or dark
[C15: from Latin tenebrōsus from tenebrae darkness]
tenebrosity, ˈtenebrousness, teˈnebriousness n

ten•e•brous

(ˈtɛn ə brəs)

also te•neb•ri•ous

(təˈnɛb ri əs)

adj.
dark; gloomy; obscure.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin tenebrōsus. See Tenebrae, -ous]
ten′e•brous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tenebrous - dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"
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"
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