New Words: tenebrific

“Wax nods, and then adds with a shake of his head: ‘It’s so deep, man, it’s like it’s almost dream-like.’

“This last comment is actually not uncommon, especially for individuals who find themselves confronting vast tenebrific spaces.”
— from House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielowski

ten⋅e⋅brif⋅ic /,tenə’brifik/
dark and gloomy
syn: tenebrous, tenebrious

One thought on “New Words: tenebrific

  1. House of Leaves was a great book. I’m going to have to use tenebrific because it’s such an interesting word. Instead of saying very dark, I’ll use that ;)

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