dark (Meaning)

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dark (n)

absence of light or illumination

absence of moral or spiritual values

an unilluminated area

the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

an unenlightened state

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dark (a)

devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black

(used of color) having a dark hue

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dark (s)

brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)

stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable

secret

showing a brooding ill humor

lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture

marked by difficulty of style or expression

causing dejection

not giving performances; closed

Webster

dark (a.)

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.

Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.

Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.

Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.

Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.

Deprived of sight; blind.

Webster

dark (n.)

Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.

The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.

A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.

Webster

dark (v. t.)

To darken to obscure.

dark Sentence Examples

  1. The room was enveloped in darkness as the power outage continued.
  2. His mood turned dark as he brooded over the recent setbacks.
  3. The forest grew increasingly dark as the sun dipped below the horizon.
  4. She felt a sense of foreboding in the dark alleyway.
  5. Dark clouds loomed overhead, threatening an impending storm.
  6. The secrets hidden in his dark past haunted him relentlessly.
  7. In the depths of the cave, it was so dark that he couldn't see his own hand in front of his face.
  8. His sense of humor tended toward the dark and sarcastic.
  9. The protagonist of the novel had a dark side that gradually unfolded as the story progressed.
  10. Despite the dark circumstances, she remained hopeful for a brighter future.

FAQs About the word dark

absence of light or illumination, absence of moral or spiritual values, an unilluminated area, the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

murky,darkened, black, dim, pitch-black, darkish, grey, pitch-dark, obscured, darkling

radiant, incandescent, brightened, lucid, illumined, lit, lighted, sparkling, luminous, shining

The room was enveloped in darkness as the power outage continued.

His mood turned dark as he brooded over the recent setbacks.

The forest grew increasingly dark as the sun dipped below the horizon.

She felt a sense of foreboding in the dark alleyway.