Brightness and Shadow


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Brightness noun – The quality or state of having or giving off light.
Shadow is an antonym for brightness.
Nearby Words: bright, brighten, brightly
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Shadow noun – Partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays.
Usage example: the valley was in shadow

Brightness is an antonym for shadow in topics: hint, darkness.
Nearby Words: shade, shady, shadowy, shadowed, shadowing
Antonyms for Shadow
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Shadow or Brightness. 2016. Accessed May 20, 2022.

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