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dark definition

  • adjective:
    • Lacking or having hardly any light: a dark place.
    • Lacking brightness: a dark day.
    • showing just a part of event light.
    • Of a shade tending toward black when comparing to other shades. Applied of a color.
    • Having a complexion that isn't reasonable; swarthy.
    • supported without milk or cream: dark coffee.
    • Characterized by gloom; dismal: took a dark view of effects.
    • Sullen or threatening: a dark scowl.
    • hard to understand; obscure: tales which are huge in range and dark in material.
    • Concealed or key; mysterious: "the dark mysteries of Africa as well as the fabled marvels associated with East” ( W. Bruce Lincoln).
    • Lacking enlightenment, understanding, or tradition: a dark age into the reputation for training.
    • Exhibiting or stemming from evil traits or forces; sinister: "churned up dark undercurrents of cultural and religious hostility” ( Peter Maas).
    • becoming or described as morbid or grimly satiric laughter.
    • Having richness or depth: a dark, melancholy vocal tone.
    • Not giving performances; sealed: the film movie theater is dark on Mondays.
    • Linguistics Pronounced using back regarding the tongue raised toward the velum. Applied of the noise (l) in terms like complete.
    • Having a total or (more regularly) relative lack of light.
    • Dull or much deeper in hue; maybe not bright or light.
    • Hidden, secret
    • Without ethical or spiritual light; sinister, malign.
    • Conducive to hopelessness; depressing or bleak
    • Lacking progress in science and/or arts; said of a period period
    • With focus put on the unpleasant facets of life; stated of a-work of fiction, a-work of nonfiction provided in narrative kind or a percentage of either
    • Extinguished.
    • Having racing capacity maybe not well known.
    • Destitute, or partly destitute, of light; maybe not obtaining, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partly black colored, or of some deep shade of color; perhaps not light-colored
    • Not clear to the comprehension; not quickly seen through; obscure; mystical; concealed.
    • Destitute of knowledge and tradition; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
    • Evincing black colored or nasty faculties of character; vile; sinful; atrocious
    • Foreboding evil; depressing; jealous; dubious.
    • Deprived of sight; blind.
    • stemming from bad characteristics or forces; sinful or dishonorable
    • lacking enlightenment or knowledge or tradition
    • marked by trouble of design or appearance
    • lacking or lacking in light or brightness; shadowed or black colored
    • (used of color) having a dark hue
    • not providing activities; sealed
    • secret
    • having epidermis full of melanin pigments
    • showing a brooding ill humor
    • causing dejection
    • brunet (used of tresses or skin or eyes)
  • noun:
    • lack of light.
    • someplace having minimal light.
    • Night; nightfall: house before black.
    • a-deep hue or color.
    • A complete or (more regularly) partial absence of light.
    • Ignorance.
    • Nightfall.
    • Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a spot where there clearly was minimal light.
    • the healthiness of ignorance; gloom; privacy.
    • A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like.
    • The lack of light; darkness.
    • A dark spot.
    • A dark hue; a dark spot or component.
    • circumstances of concealment; secrecy: as, things done in the black.
    • An obscured or unenlightened condition or condition; obscurity; a state of lack of knowledge: because, i will be still at night with regards to their intentions.
    • An obsolete kind of darg.
    • absence of light or lighting
    • an unilluminated location
    • enough time after sunset and before sunrise even though it is dark outside
    • absence of ethical or spiritual values
    • an unenlightened condition
  • idiom:
    • in the dark In secret: high-level decisions produced in the dark.
    • at night In circumstances of lack of knowledge; uninformed: kept me personally at night about their plans.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To darken; to confuse.
  • others:
    • Without light; marked because of the absence of light; unilluminated; shadowy: since, a dark night; a dark room.
    • perhaps not radiating or reflecting light; wholly or partially black or gray in features; having the quality reverse to light or white: as, a dark object; a dark shade.
    • Not reasonable: applied to the complexion: as, the dark-skinned events.
    • Lacking in light or brightness; shaded; obscure: as, a dark time; the dark recesses of a forest.
    • described as or making gloom; dreary; cheerless: because, a dark amount of time in the matters regarding the nation.
    • Threatening; frowning; depressing; morose: since, a dark scowl.
    • Obscure; not easily perceived or comprehended; difficult to translate or clarify: since, a dark stating; a dark passage in an author.
    • ergo hidden; secret; mystical; inscrutable as, keep it dark.
    • Blind; sightless.
    • Unenlightened, either mentally or spiritually; described as backwardness in learning, art, technology, or religion; destitute of real information or culture; ignorant; uninstructed; rude: uncivilized: as, the dark places of the planet; the dark centuries.
    • Morally black; atrocious; wicked; sinister.
    • In the dark; without light.
    • To grow or come to be dark; darken.
    • to stay at night; lurk; lay hidden or concealed.
    • which will make dark; darken; obscure.
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