Definitions for dark

Definitions for (noun) dark

Main entry: dark, darkness

Definition: an unenlightened state

Usage: he was in the dark concerning their intentions; his lectures dispelled the darkness

Main entry: shadow, dark, darkness

Definition: an unilluminated area

Usage: he moved off into the darkness

Main entry: dark, darkness

Definition: absence of light or illumination

Main entry: iniquity, wickedness, dark, darkness

Definition: absence of moral or spiritual values

Usage: the powers of darkness

Main entry: night, nighttime, dark

Definition: the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

Definitions for (adj) dark

Main entry: dark

Definition: not giving performances; closed

Usage: the theater is dark on Mondays

Main entry: colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white

Definition: having skin rich in melanin pigments

Usage: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; dark-skinned peoples

Main entry: dark

Definition: brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)

Usage: dark eyes

Main entry: dark

Definition: devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black

Usage: sitting in a dark corner; a dark day; dark shadows; dark as the inside of a black cat

Main entry: gloomy, grim, sorry, dark, drab, drear, dreary, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, blue

Definition: causing dejection

Usage: a blue day; the dark days of the war; a week of rainy depressing weather; a disconsolate winter landscape; the first dismal dispiriting days of November; a dark gloomy day; grim rainy weather

Main entry: dark

Definition: (used of color) having a dark hue

Usage: dark green; dark glasses; dark colors like wine red or navy blue

Main entry: dark, obscure

Definition: marked by difficulty of style or expression

Usage: much that was dark is now quite clear to me; those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure

Main entry: dark, benighted

Definition: lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture

Usage: this benighted country; benighted ages of barbarism and superstition; the dark ages; a dark age in the history of education

Main entry: black, sinister, dark

Definition: stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable

Usage: black deeds; a black lie; his black heart has concocted yet another black deed; Darth Vader of the dark side; a dark purpose; dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility; the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him-Thomas Hardy

Main entry: dark, dour, glowering, glum, saturnine, sour, sullen, moody, morose

Definition: showing a brooding ill humor

Usage: a dark scowl; the proverbially dour New England Puritan; a glum, hopeless shrug; he sat in moody silence; a morose and unsociable manner; a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius- Bruce Bliven; a sour temper; a sullen crowd

Main entry: dark

Definition: secret

Usage: keep it dark

Visual thesaurus for dark