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Dark meaning

dark - 13 dictionary results

  1. 1. brunet ( used of hair or skin or eyes); " dark eyes"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
  4. 4. Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
  5. 5. Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.
  6. 6. Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.
  7. 7. Deprived of sight; blind.
  8. 8. Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.
  9. 9. The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.
  10. 10. A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.
  11. 11. To darken to obscure.
  12. 12. Absence of light; obscurity.
  13. 13. Wanting light; deep, colored; obscure.

dark - examples of usage

  1. She had heard Uncle Justus go out for a walk, and she knew that Aunt Elizabeth would not return till dark.
  2. Suddenly, when it was full dark, she knew that he would not come. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. It was dark when I at last got out of it. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
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