Antonyms of adj shadowy

3 senses of shadowy

Sense 1
shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous -- (filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands")

INDIRECT (VIA shaded) -> unshaded -- (not darkened or dimmed by shade; "an unshaded meadow"; "a bright and unshaded lane")

Sense 2
dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy -- (lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood")

INDIRECT (VIA indistinct) -> distinct -- (easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints")

Sense 3
shadowy, wraithlike -- (lacking in substance; "strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler; "dim shadowy forms"; "a wraithlike column of smoke")

INDIRECT (VIA insubstantial) -> substantial, real, material -- (having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare)

Similarity of adj shadowy

3 senses of shadowy

Sense 1
shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous -- (filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands")
       => shaded (vs. unshaded) -- (protected from heat and light with shade or shadow; "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope)

Sense 2
dim, faint, shadowy, vague, wispy -- (lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood")
       => indistinct (vs. distinct) -- (not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do")

Sense 3
shadowy, wraithlike -- (lacking in substance; "strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"- W.A.Butler; "dim shadowy forms"; "a wraithlike column of smoke")
       => insubstantial (vs. substantial), unsubstantial, unreal -- (lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon")

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