Word:

Dark

Pronunciation: därk
a.1.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.
O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon,
Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse
Without all hope of day!
- Milton.
In the dark and silent grave.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
2.Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
The dark problems of existence.
- Shairp.
What's your dark meaning, mouse, of this light word?
- Shak.
3.Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
4.Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.
Left him at large to his own dark designs.
- Milton.
5.Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.
More dark and dark our woes.
- Shak.
6.Deprived of sight; blind.
A dark horse
in racing or politics, a horse or a candidate whose chances of success are not known, and whose capabilities have not been made the subject of general comment or of wagers
Dark house
a house or room in which madmen were confined.
Dark lantern
See Lantern.
- Shak.
Dark Ages
a period of stagnation and obscurity in literature and art, lasting, according to Hallam, nearly 1000 years, from about 500 to about 1500 A. D.. See Middle Ages, under Middle.
The Dark and Bloody Ground
a phrase applied to the State of Kentucky, and said to be the significance of its name, in allusion to the frequent wars that were waged there between Indians.
The dark day
a day (May 19, 1780) when a remarkable and unexplained darkness extended over all New England.
To keep dark
to reveal nothing.
n.1.Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.
Here stood he in the dark, his sharp sword out.
- Shak.
2.The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.
Look, what you do, you do it still i' th' dark.
- Shak.
3.(Fine Arts) A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.
v. t.1.To darken; to obscure.
Noun1.dark - absence of light or illumination
Synonyms: darkness
Antonyms:
lighting, light - having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"
2.dark - absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
3.dark - an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
Synonyms: darkness, shadow
4.Darkdark - the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
Synonyms: night, nighttime
5.dark - an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
Synonyms: darkness
Adj.1.dark - 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"
Antonyms:
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
2.dark - (used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
Antonyms:
light-colored, light - (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; "light blue"; "light colors such as pastels"; "a light-colored powder"
3.dark - brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); "dark eyes"
4.dark - 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
Synonyms: sinister, black
5.dark - 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"
6.dark - secret; "keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
7.dark - 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"
8.dark - 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"
Synonyms: benighted
9.dark - 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"
Synonyms: obscure
10.dark - having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "the dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
11.dark - not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays"
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