subfusc

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sub·fusc

 (sŭb-fŭsk′)
adj.
Of a dark, dull, or somber color.
n.
Dark, dull clothing.

[Latin subfuscus, brownish : sub-, sub- + fuscus, dark.]

subfusc

(ˈsʌbfʌsk)
adj
devoid of brightness or appeal; drab, dull, or dark
n
(Education) (at Oxford University) formal academic dress
[C18: from Latin subfuscus dusky, from fuscus dark]

sub•fusc

(sʌbˈfʌsk)

adj.
1. dusky.
2. dark and dull; dingy.
[1755–65; < Latin subfuscus]
sub•fus•cous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subfusc - devoid of brightness or appeal; "a subfusc mining town"; "dark subfusc clothing"
unattractive - lacking beauty or charm; "as unattractive as most mining regions"
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