Dark

  • (noun): An unilluminated area.
    Synonyms: darkness, shadow
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "dark":

  • (noun): The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
    Synonyms: night, nighttime
  • (adj): Having skin rich in melanin pigments.
    Example: "The dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
    Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark-skinned
  • (adj): (used of color) having a dark hue.
    Example: "Dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
  • (noun): Absence of light or illumination.
    Synonyms: darkness
  • (adj): Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.
    Example: "The dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"
    Synonyms: benighted
  • (adj): Not giving performances; closed.
    Example: "The theater is dark on Mondays"
  • (noun): An unenlightened state.
    Example: "He was in the dark concerning their intentions"
    Synonyms: darkness
  • (adj): Stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.
    Example: "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"
    Synonyms: black, sinister
  • (adj): Devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber-colored.
    Example: "Sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "the theater is dark on Mondays"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
  • (adj): Secret.
    Example: "Keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
  • (adj): Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes).
    Example: "Dark eyes"
  • (adj): Marked by difficulty of style or expression.
    Example: "Much that was dark is now quite clear to me"
    Synonyms: obscure

Famous quotes containing the word dark:

    And a dark shift within the bone
    Brings him the end he could not find.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    Who
    Are you
    Who is born
    In the next room
    So loud to my own
    That I can hear the womb
    Opening and the dark run...?
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    ‘Who is it that this dark night
    Underneath my window plaineth?’
    Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)