Synonyms of twilight


1. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle, hour, time of day

usage: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

2. twilight, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

3. twilight, decline, declination

usage: a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire"


1. dusky, twilight(prenominal), twilit, dark (vs. light)

usage: lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"

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Definition and meaning of twilight (Dictionary)