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Origin of Stygian
OTHER WORDS FROM Stygiantrans-Styg·i·an, adjective
Words nearby Stygian
Example sentences from the Web for Stygian
A narrow loophole barely filtered through a pale ray of light into that semi-Stygian darkness.
It was not the sort of night we know on earth, but a Stygian blackness.The Fire People|Ray Cummings
The night had become inky-black; the town was in a valley and the shadow of trees and houses made the darkness even more Stygian.The Onslaught from Rigel|Fletcher Pratt
One of the Stygian vessels, the Despair, was sunk by the Hope.Old Farm Fairies:|Henry Christopher McCook
Then the Stygian darkness of the great pines grew; and the silence of wonder fell on the two quarrellers.Werwolves|Elliott O'Donnell
British Dictionary definitions for Stygian
- dark, gloomy, or hellish
- completely inviolable, as a vow sworn by the river Styx