Definition Of bedim

verb

cause to become dim.

a slight cloud would bedim the sky

Example Of bedim

  • a slight cloud would bedim the sky

  • At a Texas State Fair some four or five years since the President of the Confederate States was seen turning, with eyes bedimmed by tears, away from a picture at which he had been silently gazing.

  • It is the unbreakable staff of the arm, it has the powerful luster and its light even bedims the radiance of the sun.

  • This is often translated into a feeling of ‘distance’, specifically the notion of observing or having one's view bedimmed or obscured by some form of barrier.

  • Unfurled in baleful grandeur, like some dark cloud of heaven, surcharged with thunder and the brewing tempest, it rides the air, and bedims the beams of day.


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