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Adjective: shadowy (shadowier,shadowiest)  sha-dow-ee
  1. Filled with shade
    "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove";
    - shady, shadowed, umbrageous
     
  2. Lacking clarity or distinctness
    "shadowy figures in the gloom";
    - dim, faint, vague, wispy
     
  3. Lacking in substance
    "strange fancies of unreal and shadowy worlds"; "dim shadowy forms";
    - wraithlike

Derived forms: shadowiest, shadowier

See also: indistinct, insubstantial, shaded, unreal, unsubstantial

Encyclopedia: Shadowy