More definitions of "dark":
- (adj): Showing a brooding ill humor.
Example: "A dark scowl"
Synonyms: dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen
- (noun): The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
Synonyms: night, nighttime
- (adj): Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes).
Example: "Dark eyes"
- (adj): Not giving performances; closed.
Example: "The theater is dark on Mondays"
- (adj): Secret.
Example: "Keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
- (adj): Causing dejection.
Example: "The dark days of the war"; "a dark gloomy day"
Synonyms: blue, depressing, disconsolate, dismal, dispiriting, gloomy, grim
- (adj): (used of color) having a dark hue.
Example: "Dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
- (adj): Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.
Example: "The dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"
- (noun): Absence of light or illumination.
- (adj): Marked by difficulty of style or expression.
Example: "Much that was dark is now quite clear to me"
- (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): Having skin rich in melanin pigments.
Example: "The dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark-skinned
- (noun): An unenlightened state.
Example: "He was in the dark concerning their intentions"
Famous quotes containing the word dark:
“On the green they watched their sons
Playing till too dark to see,
As their fathers watched them once,
As my father once watched me;”
—Edmund Blunden (18961974)
“It is enough
To smell, to crumble the dark earth,
While the robin sings over again
Sad songs of Autumn mirth.”
—Edward Thomas (18781917)
“The Sound of battle fell upon my ear & heart all day yesterdayeven after dark the cannons insatiate roar continued ...”
—Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818?)