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    dark - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dark

    Definition
    (noun) absence of light or illumination
    Synonyms : darkness
    Definition
    (noun) absence of moral or spiritual values
    Synonyms : darkness , iniquity , wickedness
    Example Sentence
    • the powers of darkness
    Definition
    (noun) an unilluminated area
    Synonyms : darkness , shadow
    Example Sentence
    • he moved off into the darkness
    Definition
    (noun) the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    Synonyms : night , nighttime
    Definition
    (noun) an unenlightened state
    Synonyms : darkness
    Example Sentence
    • he was in the dark concerning their intentions
    • his lectures dispelled the darkness
    Definition
    (adj) devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black
    Example Sentence
    • sitting in a dark corner
    • a dark day
    • dark shadows
    • dark as the inside of a black cat
    Definition
    (adj) (used of color) having a dark hue
    Example Sentence
    • dark green
    • dark glasses
    • dark colors like wine red or navy blue
    Definition
    (adj) brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)
    Example Sentence
    • dark eyes
    Definition
    (adj) stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
    Synonyms : black , sinister
    Example Sentence
    • black deeds
    • a black lie
    • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
    • Darth Vader of the dark side
    • a dark purpose
    • dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
    • the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him
    Definition
    (adj) secret
    Example Sentence
    • keep it dark
    Definition
    (adj) showing a brooding ill humor
    Synonyms : dour , glowering , glum , moody , morose , saturnine , sour , sullen
    Example Sentence
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
    Definition
    (adj) lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture
    Synonyms : benighted
    Example Sentence
    • this benighted country
    • benighted ages of barbarism and superstition
    • the dark ages
    • a dark age in the history of education
    Definition
    (adj) marked by difficulty of style or expression
    Synonyms : obscure
    Example Sentence
    • much that was dark is now quite clear to me
    • those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
    Definition
    (adj) causing dejection
    Synonyms : blue , dingy , disconsolate , dismal , drab , drear , dreary , gloomy , grim , sorry
    Example Sentence
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather
    Definition
    (adj) having skin rich in melanin pigments
    Example Sentence
    • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • dark-skinned peoples
    Definition
    (adj) not giving performances; closed
    Example Sentence
    • the theater is dark on Mondays
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