Definition and Meanings for dark
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Dark is ranked 2,164 in the ranking of most used words in English
Part of Speech of dark
adjective, noun, transitive verb
Etymology of dark
Meaning of dark
- destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color; not light-colored; as, a dark room; a dark day; dark cloth; dark paint; a dark complexion.
- not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
- destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
- evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.
- foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.
- deprived of sight; blind.
- absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.
- the condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.
- a dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.
as transitive verb
- to darken; to obscure.