Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun twilight

3 senses of twilight

Sense 1
twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle -- (the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night")
       => hour, time of day -- (clock time; "the hour is getting late")

Sense 2
twilight -- (the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth)
       => light, visible light, visible radiation -- ((physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window")

Sense 3
twilight -- (a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire")
       => decline, declination -- (a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state)

Antonyms of adj twilight

1 sense of twilight

Sense 1
dusky, twilight (prenominal), twilit -- (lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river")

INDIRECT (VIA dark) -> light -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

Similarity of adj twilight

1 sense of twilight

Sense 1
dusky, twilight (prenominal), twilit -- (lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river")
       => dark (vs. light) -- (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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