Shadowy

Definition of Shadowy

Shad´ow`y
a.1.Full of shade or shadows; causing shade or shadow.
This shadowy desert, unfrequented woods.
- Shak.
2.Hence, dark; obscure; gloomy; dim.
3.Not brightly luminous; faintly light.
The moon . . . with more pleasing light,
Shadowy sets off the face things.
- Milton.
4.Faintly representative; hence, typical.
From shadowy types to truth, from flesh to spirit.
- Milton.
5.Unsubstantial; unreal; as, shadowy honor.
Milton has brought into his poems two actors of a shadowy
and fictitious nature, in the persons of Sin and Death.
- Addison.

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