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.
- (adj): Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.
Example: "The dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"
- (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"
- (adj): Causing dejection.
Example: "The dark days of the war"; "a dark gloomy day"
Synonyms: blue, depressing, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, gloomy, grim
- (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): Showing a brooding ill humor.
Example: "A dark scowl"
Synonyms: dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word dark:
“And a dark shift within the bone
Brings him the end he could not find.”
—Allen Tate (18991979)
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 (19141953)
“Who is it that this dark night
Underneath my window plaineth?”
—Sir Philip Sidney (15541586)