penumbrous

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin penumbra.

Adjective[edit]

penumbrous (comparative more penumbrous, superlative most penumbrous)

  1. partially shaded.
    the penumbrous calm of the cathedral interior
  2. shady, disreputable, dishonest
    I wouldn't trust him at all, he seems like a penumbrous character to me.