cimmerian

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  • IPA(key): /sɪˈmɪərɪən/

Etymology[edit]

From Cimmerian.

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cimmerian (comparative more cimmerian, superlative most cimmerian)

  1. perpetually dark or gloomy
  2. (figuratively) mentally dark; ignorant
    • 1770: Baron D'Holbach, The System of Nature
      The source of man’s unhappiness is his ignorance of Nature.... To remove this Cimmerian darkness... requires the clue of Ariadne.

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