stygian Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite hellish
- Hence loathed Melancholy.../In Stygian cave forlorn"- Milton
adjective satellite 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"-Wordsworth
Of or pertaining to the river Styx; hence, hellish; infernal. See Styx.
At that so sudden blaze, the Stygian throng Bent their aspect. Milton.
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