unilluminated


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unilluminated

(ˌʌnɪˈluːmɪˌneɪtɪd)
adj
1. not lit up or bright with light
2. (Theology) literary (of people, thoughts, or beliefs) not having or inspired by any spiritual or religious revelation of truth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unilluminated - without illuminationunilluminated - without illumination; "came up the lightless stairs"; "the unilluminated side of Mars"; "through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets"
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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Upon opening my eyes then, and coming out of my own pleasant and self-created darkness into the imposed and coarse outer gloom of the unilluminated twelve-o'clock-at-night, I experienced a disagreeable revulsion.
Without lime,' returned that unmoved barrister-at-law, 'my existence would be unilluminated by a ray of hope.
amp;nbsp;Certain biblical passages referencing a darkened sun, unilluminated moons and falling stars are thought to be key signs marking the apocalypse, according to (http://www.
This view looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings from about 0.
Considering the present advancement state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for fine thousand years and upwards; how in these times especially, not only still the Torch burns, and perhaps more fiercely than ever, but innumerably Rush-lights and Sulphur-matches, kindled thereat, are also glancing in every direction, so that not the smallest cranny or doghole in Nature or Art can remain unilluminated.
in eternal darkness," which is partly to say that they are left unilluminated by "the books" and therefore unseen by readers.
Duncan has posited a larger whole of which student achievement is a part; that his multiple measures merely proxy for effectiveness in terms of raising student test scores means that the rest of the whole remains unilluminated.
Riding in an unilluminated cycle rickshaw at night on an unlit highway with lorries bearing down on you is unnerving.
2009) (rejecting unpaved, unilluminated, unsigned roadways of gated campground as being way or place under statute); Commonwealth v.
Flint is maneuvered into a "tortured, if unconscious and unilluminated, identification with the slave's role as hounded object" ("Speech, Listening, and Female Sexuality in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" 35) and Linda "replays the moments of Flint's violations," although the momentary identification and the reversal of roles fail to "seal an empathetic pact" between Linda and Mrs.
A set of norms can be complex, but still remain stubbornly unilluminated by being described as a plan.
This helped them to restrict reason to the natural unilluminated knowledge of which men are capable through ratiocination based on sensory evidence and historical reportage.