[ sem-ee-dahrk-nis, sem-ahy- ]
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  1. partial darkness.

Origin of semidarkness

First recorded in 1840–50; semi- + darkness

Words Nearby semidarkness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use semidarkness in a sentence

  • But nowhere was there a sign of life, and would not be until semidarkness brought the unwilling workers back to the tents.

    Gunman's Reckoning | Max Brand