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 dark dark

adj

  • ( ) devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black  ( dark )
    devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black
     sitting in a dark corner
    sitting in a dark corner
     a dark day
    a dark day
     dark shadows
    dark shadows
     dark as the inside of a black cat
    dark as the inside of a black cat
  • ( ) (used of color) having a dark hue  ( dark )
    (used of color) having a dark hue
     dark green
    dark green
     dark glasses
    dark glasses
     dark colors like wine red or navy blue
    dark colors like wine red or navy blue
  • noun

  • ( ) absence of light or illumination  ( dark, darkness )
    absence of light or illumination
  • ( ) absence of moral or spiritual values  ( dark, darkness, wickedness )
    absence of moral or spiritual values
     the powers of darkness
    the powers of darkness
  • ( ) an unilluminated area  ( dark, darkness, shadow )
    an unilluminated area
     he moved off into the darkness
    he moved off into the darkness
  • ( ) the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside  ( dark, night, nighttime )
    the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
  • ( ) an unenlightened state  ( dark, darkness )
    an unenlightened state
     he was in the dark concerning their intentions
    he was in the dark concerning their intentions
     his lectures dispelled the darkness
    his lectures dispelled the darkness
  • adj

  • ( ) brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)  ( dark )
    brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)
     dark eyes
    dark eyes
  • ( ) stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable  ( black, dark, sinister )
    stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
     black deeds
    black deeds
     a black lie
    a black lie
     his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
    his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
     Darth Vader of the dark side
    Darth Vader of the dark side
     a dark purpose
    a dark purpose
     dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
    dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
     the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him
    the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him
  • not giving performances; closed  ( dark )
    not giving performances; closed
     the theater is dark on Mondays
    the theater is dark on Mondays
  • causing dejection  ( blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry )
    causing dejection
     a blue day
    a blue day
     the dark days of the war
    the dark days of the war
     a week of rainy depressing weather
    a week of rainy depressing weather
     a disconsolate winter landscape
    a disconsolate winter landscape
     the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    the first dismal dispiriting days of November
     a dark gloomy day
    a dark gloomy day
     grim rainy weather
    grim rainy weather
  • marked by difficulty of style or expression  ( dark, obscure )
    marked by difficulty of style or expression
     much that was dark is now quite clear to me
    much that was dark is now quite clear to me
     those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
    those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
  • lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture  ( benighted, dark )
    lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture
     this benighted country
    this benighted country
     benighted ages of barbarism and superstition
    benighted ages of barbarism and superstition
     the dark ages
    the dark ages
     a dark age in the history of education
    a dark age in the history of education
  • showing a brooding ill humor  ( dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen )
    showing a brooding ill humor
     a dark scowl
    a dark scowl
     the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    the proverbially dour New England Puritan
     a glum, hopeless shrug
    a glum, hopeless shrug
     he sat in moody silence
    he sat in moody silence
     a morose and unsociable manner
    a morose and unsociable manner
     a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
    a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
     a sour temper
    a sour temper
     a sullen crowd
    a sullen crowd
  • secret  ( dark )
    secret
     keep it dark
    keep it dark


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