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Meaning of word dark from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

dark   noun

Meaning : Absence of moral or spiritual values.

Example : The powers of darkness.

Synonyms : darkness, wickedness

Meaning : An unilluminated area.

Example : He moved off into the darkness.

Synonyms : darkness, shadow

Meaning : The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.

Synonyms : night, nighttime

The time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside.

The dawn turned night into day.
It is easier to make the repairs in the daytime.
day, daylight, daytime

Meaning : An unenlightened state.

Example : He was in the dark concerning their intentions.
His lectures dispelled the darkness.

Synonyms : darkness

dark   adjective

Meaning : Devoid of or deficient in light or brightness. Shadowed or black.

Example : Sitting in a dark corner.
A dark day.
Dark shadows.
Dark as the inside of a black cat.

Characterized by or emitting light.

A room that is light when the shutters are open.
The inside of the house was airy and light.

Meaning : (used of color) having a dark hue.

Example : Dark green.
Dark glasses.
Dark colors like wine red or navy blue.

(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent.

Light blue.
Light colors such as pastels.
A light-colored powder.
light, light-colored

Meaning : Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes).

Example : Dark eyes.

Meaning : Stemming from evil characteristics or forces. Wicked or dishonorable.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : black, sinister

Meaning : Secret.

Example : Keep it dark.

Meaning : Showing a brooding ill humor.

Example : 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.
A sour temper.
A sullen crowd.

Synonyms : dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen

Meaning : Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.

Example : This benighted country.
Benighted ages of barbarism and superstition.
The dark ages.
A dark age in the history of education.

Synonyms : benighted

Meaning : Marked by difficulty of style or expression.

Example : 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

Meaning : Causing dejection.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : blue, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry

Meaning : Not giving performances. Closed.

Example : The theater is dark on Mondays.