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Definitions of dark

  1.   absence of moral or spiritual values; " the powers of darkness"
  2.   The absence of light; secrecy; obscurity; a state of ignorance.
  3.   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"
  4.   Without light: black or somewhat black: gloomy: difficult to understand: unenlightened: secret.
  5.   DARKLY.
  6.   Without light; obscure; gloomy; disheartening; ignorant; secret; concealed.
  7.   Destitute of light; wholly or partially black; gloomy; disheartening; obscure; not easily understood: mysterious; unenlightened; without spiritual light; wicked; blind; uncertain; not fair in complexion.
  8.   ( used of hair or skin or eyes) " dark eyes"
  9.   Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.
  10.   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"
  11.   Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
  12.   Lack of light; a place without light; a shadow.
  13.   brunet ( used of hair or skin or eyes); " dark eyes"
  14.   Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
  15.   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.
  16.   an unilluminated area; " he moved off into the darkness"
  17.   Absence of light; a place where there is little light; nightfall; often, un- derhand secrecy; as, to work in the dark; ignorance.
  18.   Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.
  19.   the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
  20.   Wanting light; deep, colored; obscure.
  21.   stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; " 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"- Thomas Hardy
  22.   causing dejection; " 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"
  23.   not giving performances; closed; " the theater is dark on Mondays"
  24.   marked by difficulty of style or expression; " much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; " those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"
  25.   Lacking light; of a deep shade; obscure; gloomy; strocious.
  26.   Absence of light; obscurity.
  27.   secret; " keep it dark"; " the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
  28.   an unenlightened state; " he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; " his lectures dispelled the darkness"
  29.   showing a brooding ill humor; " 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"- Bruce Bliven; " a sour temper"; " a sullen crowd"
  30.   Darkness.
  31.   ( used of color) having a dark hue; " dark green"; " dark glasses"; " dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
  32.   Deprived of sight; blind.
  33.   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.
  34.   absence of light or illumination
  35.   To darken to obscure.
  36.   A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.
  37.   having skin rich in melanin pigments; " National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; " the dark races"; " dark- skinned peoples"
  38.   Absence of light: obscurity: a state of ignorance.
  39.   Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.
  40.   The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.

Antonyms for dark

well-read, elevated, faded, ringing, lucid, definite, liquid, sheeny, illumination, erudite, pallid, scholarly, optimistic, intellectual, jolly, good, open-and-shut, morn, experienced, daylight, honorable, effulgence, blonde, favorable, wholesome, schooled, aware, fair, just, luminescent, pellucid, brilliancy, visual, chaste, high, refulgence, chuffed, pure, glaring, manifest, shining, proper, radiance, acquainted, spotless, glitter, legal, inoffensive, apparent, illuminated, univocal, lamplit, legitimate, righteous, festive, sophisticated, straightforward, flare, lit, discernible, picturesque, barefaced, honest, peaked, light-colored, shiny, tactless, exemplary, floodlighted, gleaming, sunny, luminescence, lighthearted, sunlit, dazzle, Promoted, candescent, bald, comprehendible, resplendent, glimmer, open, plain, hopeful, right, virtuous, self-evident, tawny, merry, upright, luminous, graphic, understandable, active, commendable, fluorescent, heartwarming, blond, inflamed, guiltless, livid, twinkling, Flaxen, transparent, sunrise, esteemed, intelligent, blaze, broad, specific, lucent, incandescent, cheerful, luster, sallow, jovial, smart, likely, luculent, sparkling, daybreak, fluorescence, agleam, good-natured, satisfied, upstanding, communicative, blunt, knowable, supported, perspicuous, luminance, correct, dull, radiant, explicit, ashen, law-abiding, floodlit, crystal, learned, moony, day, upbeat, lightsome, twinkle, laughing, alight, unerring, fathomable, wan, patent, Bedazzling, luminousness, auspicious, unambiguous, gleam, joyful, Brightened, perfect, incandescence, enlightened, clear, venerable, forenoon, exact, overt, distinct, nonambiguous, promising, permitted, encouraging, unambivalent, comforting, pale, indubitable, joyous, sandy, dawn, glossy, light, lofty, crystalline, cheery, high-minded, gratified, highlighted, mirthful, beaming, shimmer, strong, lambent, propitious, reputable, crystal clear, intelligible, lighting-up, blithe, glistening, perceptible, noble, approved, delineated, glare, tangible, cultivated, light-haired, happy, unconcealed, refulgent, palpable, sublime, decent, self-explanatory, cockcrow, rose-colored, firm, candor, clean, phosphorescent, definitive, endorsed, dazzling, starlit, determined, powdery, splendid, beamy, roseate, direct, lambency, sun, cordial, principled, fulgent, Familiar, decided, jocund, accessible, aurora, unequivocal, splendor, reddened, pictorial, appreciable, unobjectionable, literate, golden, conspicuous, dulled, buoyant, cultured, educated, straw, morning, sparkle, glistering, moral, frank, permissible, aglitter, seemly, heartening, trained, obvious, dawning, Abetted, jocular, delighted, immaculate, authorized, clear-cut, ashy, friendly, peaky, aglow, knowledgeable, incorruptible, lighting, ethical, bright-line, candid, jocose, pleased, sunshiny, bioluminescent, illumined, express, irreproachable, brilliance, defined, scrupulous, cheering, daytime, flicker, Tickled, lustrous, squeaky-clean, white, sanctioned, uncorrupted, visible, evident, thankful, well-informed, lighted, decorous, brilliant, gleeful, blissful, worthy, lettered, blatant, unmistakable, luminosity, scintillation, shine, effulgent, highbrow, rosy, moonlit, palish, Allowed, pasty, expert, sheen, lily-white, legible, blithesome, licensed, bright, encouraged, pastel, sunup, brightness, glowing, limpid, out front, well-lighted, Bald-faced, blameless, vivid, washed-out, ablaze, outspoken, innocent, sure, candent, sunstruck, glad, respected, Relucent, lustrousness, certain, see through, creditable, glow, comprehensible, polymath.

Quotes of dark

  1. All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. – Charles A. Beard
  2. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. – Charles A. Beard
  3. I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark accentuate the darkness. – David Bromstad
  4. Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep, where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep? – Fanny Crosby
  5. I like movies about longing and desperation, and dark and light things, stories about people struggling to raise children, and to have relationships and be intimate with each other. – Laura Dern
  6. Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors. – Bill Forsyth
  7. Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world. I don't know if I would wish for world peace. – Brendan Fraser
  8. I know Dark Phoenix is a huge part of the X -Men saga, so I'm assuming they're at least going to want to touch on it, but I don't know and I don't know whether I would want to be involved. That depends on many different things. – Famke Janssen
  9. I'd go from film to film and almost detach from one world and jump in another. I was living as these people and not having a self. I didn't know who I was. And things just get really dark – Angelina Jolie
  10. Even colors were important to me. If it was a somber scene, the colors were muted and dark If it was a happy or seductive scene, the colors were brighter. – Donna Mills
  11. I imagine there's a market for total depression. I grew up on George Jones and that really dark stuff. – Brad Paisley
  12. I'm playing dark history. It's beyond black. I'm dealing with the dark things of the cosmos. – Sun Ra
  13. I worked with her on the second season of Dark Angel in Vancouver, one of my first real jobs. – Ashley Scott
  14. The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead, but the shadow of the mountain behind- a shadow from the past thrown forward into our future. It is a dark sludge of historical sectarianism. We can leave it behind us if we wish. – David Trimble
  15. And I learned a lot from working with this kid, and I think he's gonna be a big star. Remember the name, Tim Dark because he has something about his voice that's different from all the other rappers, even though his style is similar. – Alan Vega

Usage examples for dark

  1. How should I in this dark night?" ” – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  2. The road, this night, is dark – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  3. The room is getting dark – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  4. “ No, sir, not dark at all. ” – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  5. It was so dark that I could see nothing. ” – The White Chief of the Caffres by A.W. Drayson
  6. “ " I'm just as much in the dark there, as you are. ” – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  7. What a pity it's too dark to begin again! ” – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  8. Things looked dark for it. ” – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  9. He liked to be able to find his way around in the dark – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. “ " How are we to get home after it is dark – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  11. Some one may fall over it in the dark – Under Padlock and Seal by Charles Harold Avery
  12. “ I'll stay on until it's too dark to see, and come round again first thing in the morning. ” – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  13. “ Muriel raised her fine dark brows. ” – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  14. The room at first seemed to her dark – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  15. It was dark except for a light in Tom Delamere's room. ” – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  16. But one dark night he died. ” – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  17. She sat on in the dark thinking over every word, every look. ” – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Into a dark corner where no one will see us. ” – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  19. It was dark the other . ” – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  20. It is hardly dark yet. ” – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

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