More definitions of "dark":
- (adj): Causing dejection.
Example: "The dark days of the war"; "a dark gloomy day"
Synonyms: blue, depressing, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, gloomy, grim
- (adj): Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes).
Example: "Dark eyes"
- (adj): Showing a brooding ill humor.
Example: "A dark scowl"
Synonyms: dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen
- (noun): An unenlightened state.
Example: "He was in the dark concerning their intentions"
- (noun): Absence of light or illumination.
- (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): Marked by difficulty of style or expression.
Example: "Much that was dark is now quite clear to me"
- (adj): Having skin rich in melanin pigments.
Example: "The dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark-skinned
- (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
- (noun): The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
Synonyms: night, nighttime
- (adj): Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.
Example: "The dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"
- (adj): (used of color) having a dark hue.
Example: "Dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
- (adj): Secret.
Example: "Keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
Famous quotes containing the word dark:
“At last the gathered show lets down as white
As may be in dark woods, and with a song
It shall not make again all winter long
Of hissing on the yet uncovered ground,”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Life is the lust of a lamp for the light that is dark till the dawn
of the day when we die.”
—A.C. (Algernon Charles)
“The linnet and the throstle, too, and after dark the long halloo
And golden-eyed tu-whit, tu-whooof owls that ogle London.”
—Alfred Noyes (18801958)