Disapproving, unfavorable: rarely used outside the phrase take a dim view of. (adjective)
To make something less bright. (verb)
To become darker. (verb)
Examples of word dim
I finally got over to the archives at the Lowell Cultural Center and spent a few hours sitting in dim light trying to read 100 year old scribbles.
Those numbers are light blue colored, they are nearly invisible to me in dim light.
Night vision declines as well; therefore, trying to read labels in dim lighting may lead to errors.
Frankly, even with glasses that correct my once-perfect vision back to theoretically perfect vision, I have trouble reading fine print in dim light.
Here in dim and desperate forms, under the ban of our base culture, stormed at by silly magistrates, sneered at by silly schoolmasters -- here is the old popular literature still popular; here is the unmistakable voluminousness, the thousand-and-one tales of Dick Deadshot, like the thousand-and-one tales of Robin Hood.