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dark



I - noun
1. absence of light or illumination (Freq. 9)
Syn:
darkness
Ant:
light
Hypernyms:
illumination
Hyponyms:
night, total darkness, lightlessness, blackness, pitch blackness,
black, blackout, brownout, dimout, semidarkness
2. absence of moral or spiritual values (Freq. 5)
- the powers of darkness
Syn:
iniquity, wickedness, darkness
Derivationally related forms:
dark (for: darkness), wicked (for: wickedness)
Hypernyms:
condition, status
Hyponyms:
foulness
3. an unilluminated area (Freq. 4)
- he moved off into the darkness
Syn:
darkness, shadow
Derivationally related forms:
shadow (for: shadow), dark (for: darkness)
Hypernyms:
scene
4. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside (Freq. 3)
Syn:
night, nighttime
Ant:
day (for: night)
Derivationally related forms:
nightly (for: night)
Hypernyms:
time period, period of time, period
Hyponyms:
weeknight, wedding night
Part Holonyms:
day, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar day
Part Meronyms:
evening, late-night hour, midnight, small hours, lights-out
5. an unenlightened state (Freq. 2)
- he was in the dark concerning their intentions
- his lectures dispelled the darkness
Syn:
darkness
Derivationally related forms:
dark (for: darkness)
Hypernyms:
unenlightenment

II - adjective
1. devoid of or deficient in light or brightness;
shadowed or black (Freq. 49)
- sitting in a dark corner
- a dark day
- dark shadows
- dark as the inside of a black cat
Ant:
light
Similar to:
Acheronian, Acherontic, Stygian, aphotic, black,
pitch-black, pitch-dark, caliginous, Cimmerian, crepuscular, darkened,
darkening, darkling, dim, subdued, dusky, twilight,
twilit, glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky, lightless,
lightless, unlighted, unlit, semidark, tenebrous,
tenebrific, tenebrious
Derivationally related forms:
darkness
Attrubites:
light, lightness
2. (used of color) having a dark hue (Freq. 27)
- dark green
- dark glasses
- dark colors like wine red or navy blue
Ant:
light
Similar to:
darkish
See Also:
black
Derivationally related forms:
darkness
Attrubites:
value
3. brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes) (Freq. 13)
- dark eyes
Similar to:
brunet, brunette
Derivationally related forms:
darkness
4. stemming from evil characteristics or forces;
wicked or dishonorable (Freq. 5)
- 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
Syn:
black, sinister
Similar to:
evil
Derivationally related forms:
darkness
5. secret
- keep it dark
Similar to:
concealed
Derivationally related forms:
darkness
6. 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
Syn:
dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose,
saturnine, sour, sullen
Similar to:
ill-natured
Derivationally related forms:
sullenness (for: sullen), sourness (for: sour), moroseness (for: morose), moodiness (for: moody), glumness (for: glum)
7. 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
Syn:
benighted
Similar to:
unenlightened
Derivationally related forms:
darkness
8. 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
Syn:
obscure
Similar to:
incomprehensible, uncomprehensible
Derivationally related forms:
obscurity (for: obscure), obscureness (for: obscure), darkness
9. having skin rich in melanin pigments
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- dark-skinned peoples
Syn:
colored, coloured, dark-skinned, non-white
Similar to:
black
Derivationally related forms:
darkness, colored (for: colored)
10. 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
Syn:
blue, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy,
grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary
Similar to:
depressing, cheerless, uncheerful
Derivationally related forms:
dreariness (for: dreary)
11. not giving performances;
closed
- the theater is dark on Mondays
Similar to:
inactive

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