Definitions of dark

  1.   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
  2.   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
  3.   having skin rich in melanin pigments National Association for the Advancement of Colored People the dark races dark skinned peoples
  4.   secret keep it dark the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East
  5.   an unenlightened state he was in the dark concerning their intentions his lectures dispelled the darkness
  6.   an unilluminated area he moved off into the darkness
  7.   absence of light or illumination
  8.   absence of moral or spiritual values the powers of darkness
  9.   the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
  10.   not giving performances closed the theater is dark on Mondays
  11.   used of hair or skin or eyes dark eyes
  12.   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
  13.   used of color having a dark hue dark green dark glasses dark colors like wine red or navy blue
  14.   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
  15.   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
  16.   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
  17.   brunet used of hair or skin or eyes dark eyes
  18.   Darkness
  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.   Absence of light darkness obscurity a place where there is little or no light
  26.   The condition of ignorance gloom secrecy
  27.   A dark shade or dark passage in a painting engraving or the like as the light and darks are well contrasted
  28.   To darken to obscure
  29.   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
  30.   Absence of light a place where there is little light nightfall often un derhand secrecy as to work in the dark ignorance
  31.   Without light black or somewhat black gloomy difficult to understand unenlightened secret
  32.   Absence of light obscurity a state of ignorance
  33.   DARKLY
  34.   Absence of light obscurity
  35.   Wanting light deep colored obscure
  36.   Lacking light of a deep shade obscure gloomy strocious
  37.   Lack of light a place without light a shadow
  38.   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
  39.   The absence of light secrecy obscurity a state of ignorance
  40.   Without light obscure gloomy disheartening ignorant secret concealed

Antonyms for dark

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

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

Rhymes for dark