To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct
To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
From Middle English dim, dym, from Old English dim, dimm, from Proto-Germanic *dimmaz ("dark"), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰem- ("to whisk, smoke, blow; dust, haze, cloud; obscure"). Compare Faroese dimmur, Icelandic dimmur ("dark") and dimma.
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