subfusc \sub-FUHSK\, adjective:I like it. I'll have to figure out a way to incorporate it into the paper I'm about to complete. How about something along the lines of: "The postmodernist organizational theories described in this section turned the classic theories on their sides and removed a somewhat subfusc shroud from these newer organizational concepts."
Dark or dull in color; drab, dusky.
Perhaps. This professor may enjoy this sort of description. Then again...
I dunno. I'm actually looking for a word like this that I'd like to attempt to throw into the dissertation at some point, just because I can.
OK, I just need to finish this paper now before I become too prolix!