Definitions of dark

  1. an unenlightened state; " he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; " his lectures dispelled the darkness"
  2. absence of light or illumination
  3. absence of moral or spiritual values; " the powers of darkness"
  4. Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.
  5. The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.
  6. A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.
  7. Absence of light; a place where there is little light; nightfall; often, un- derhand secrecy; as, to work in the dark; ignorance.
  8. Absence of light: obscurity: a state of ignorance.
  9. Absence of light; obscurity.
  10. Lack of light; a place without light; a shadow.
  11. The absence of light; secrecy; obscurity; a state of ignorance.
  12. DARKLY.
  13. lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture; " this benighted country"; " benighted ages of barbarism and superstition"; " the dark ages"; " a dark age in the history of education"
  14. not giving performances; closed; " the theater is dark on Mondays"
  15. ( used of hair or skin or eyes) " dark eyes"
  16. devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber- colored; " sitting in a dark corner"; " a dark day"; " dark shadows"; " the theater is dark on Mondays"; " dark as the inside of a black cat"
  17. ( used of color) having a dark hue; " dark green"; " dark glasses"; " dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
  18. brunet ( used of hair or skin or eyes); " dark eyes"
  19. Destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color; not light- colored; as, a dark room; a dark day; dark cloth; dark paint; a dark complexion.
  20. Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
  21. Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
  22. Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.
  23. Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.
  24. Deprived of sight; blind.
  25. Without light; not reflecting light; wholly black or gray; of a brunette complexion; as, the Indian has a dark skin; gloomy; as, a dark mood; mysterious; as, a dark saying; ignorant; as, the mind of the savage is dark; dastardly.
  26. Without light: black or somewhat black: gloomy: difficult to understand: unenlightened: secret.
  27. Wanting light; deep, colored; obscure.
  28. Lacking light; of a deep shade; obscure; gloomy; strocious.
  29. Without light; obscure; gloomy; disheartening; ignorant; secret; concealed.