meaning of caliginous

caliginous meaning in General Dictionary

impacted with darkness or dimness dark obscure

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  • dark and misty and depressing
  • impacted with darkness or dimness; dark; obscure.

caliginous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1540s, from Latin caliginosus "misty," from caliginem (nominative caligo) "mistiness, darkness, fog, gloom." Related: Caliginosity.