Antonyms of adj incandescent

2 senses of incandescent

Sense 1
incandescent, candent -- (emitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb")

INDIRECT (VIA light) -> 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")

Sense 2
incandescent -- (characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance; "an incandescent performance")

INDIRECT (VIA glorious) -> inglorious -- (not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest")

Similarity of adj incandescent

2 senses of incandescent

Sense 1
incandescent, candent -- (emitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb")
       => light (vs. dark) -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

Sense 2
incandescent -- (characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance; "an incandescent performance")
       => glorious (vs. inglorious) -- (having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature")

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