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shaded

Anything that's shaded is protected from the direct light of the sun, like a shaded patio or your shaded spot on the sand under a beach umbrella.

This adjective can be used in two ways: first, to describe things that are blocked from the light or heat. That shaded section of your yard is a terrible place to plant sunflowers! In art, shaded areas are those parts of a picture that you color slightly darker, to capture the sense of a shadow. Shaded is from shade, which has a root that means "dark."

Definitions of shaded
  1. adjective
    protected from heat and light with shade or shadow
    shaded avenues”
    “"o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope”
    Synonyms:
    mirky, murky
    dark or gloomy
    shadowed, shadowy, shady, umbrageous
    filled with shade
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    Antonyms:
    unshaded
    not darkened or dimmed by shade
    unshadowed
    not darkened or obscured by shadow
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  2. adjective
    (of pictures or drawings) drawn or painted with degrees or gradations of shadow
    “the shaded areas of the face seemed to recede”
    Synonyms:
    crosshatched, hatched
    shaded by means of fine parallel or crossed lines
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    Antonyms:
    unshaded
    (of pictures) not having shadow represented
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