Definition of “crepuscular” - English Dictionary

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“crepuscular” in British English

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crepuscularadjective

uk /krɪˈpʌs.kjə.lər/ us /krɪˈpʌs.kjə.lɚ/ literary

Examples from literature

  • After days of this crepuscular existence he emerged to find the cathedral less disfigured than he had feared. 
  • His face, as far as I could see in the green-grey crepuscular atmosphere of the apartment, was expressionless. 
  • Outside the large single window the crepuscular light was dying out slowly in a great square gleam without colour, framed rigidly in the gathering shades of the room. 
  • There is indeed something infinitely charming in the crepuscular moments of the human mind. 
  • There is little need to dwell upon these crepuscular stirrings of popular Latin poetry in the earlier Middle Ages. 

(Definition of “crepuscular” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)