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Dictionary entry overview: What does Stygian mean?
• STYGIAN (adjective)
The adjective STYGIAN has 2 senses:
2. dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades
Familiarity information: STYGIAN used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||Stygian [BACK TO TOP]|
Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn
infernal (being of a lower world of the dead)
|Sense 2||Stygian [BACK TO TOP]|
Dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades
in the depths of an Acheronian forest / upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue
dark (devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black)
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