Definitions and Examples of dull, dark, nonluminous
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Lacking brightness, vividness, or sheen.
The sky was dull and gray on that rainy day.
Lacking or having very little light; not bright or illuminated.
The room was dark because the curtains were drawn.
Not emitting or reflecting light; not luminous.
The moon is a nonluminous object that reflects the light of the sun.
Key Differences: dull vs dark vs nonluminous
- 1Dull refers to something that lacks brightness or sheen, while luminescent describes something that emits light or glows.
- 2Dark refers to something that has little or no light, while luminescent implies the presence of light.
- 3Nonluminous is a term used to describe objects that do not emit or reflect light, while luminescent refers to objects that emit light.
Effective Usage of dull, dark, nonluminous
- 1Science: Use these antonyms when discussing light and its properties in science classes.
- 2Art: Incorporate these words when describing the use of light and shadow in art.
- 3Daily Life: Use these words to describe the lighting in a room or the brightness of an object.
The antonyms of luminescent are dull, dark, and nonluminous. These words describe the opposite of something that emits light or glows. Use these words in science, art, or daily life to describe lighting, brightness, or the absence of light.