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adverb     dimly pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    in a way that does not provide much light

    dimly lit back streets

  2. 2
    if you can dimly see or hear something, you can only just see or hear it because it is dark or far away

    He could dimly see the house ahead of him.

  3. 3
    if you dimly remember or understand something, you only remember or understand a little of it

    Nina was only dimly aware of the doctor coming in.



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