More definitions of "dark":
- (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): (used of color) having a dark hue.
Example: "Dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
- (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): Not giving performances; closed.
Example: "The theater is dark on Mondays"
- (adj): Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture.
Example: "The dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"
- (adj): Secret.
Example: "Keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
- (noun): Absence of light or illumination.
- (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"
- (adj): Marked by difficulty of style or expression.
Example: "Much that was dark is now quite clear to me"
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word dark:
“I turned my head and saw the wind,
Not far from where I stood,
Dragging the corn by her golden hair,
Into a dark and lonely wood.”
—William Henry Davies (18711940)
“When it is dark in the east, it is light in the west; when things are dark in the south there is still light in the north.”
“Spite of all the Indian-summer sunlight on the hither side of Hawthornes soul, the other sidelike the dark half of the physical sphereis shrouded in a blackness, ten times black.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)