Synonyms for benighted

Synonyms for (adjective) benighted

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unenlightened

Definition: not enlightened; ignorant

Usage: the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order


Synonyms: benighted, nighted

Definition: overtaken by night or darkness

Usage: benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home

Similar words: unpunctual

Definition: not punctual; after the appointed time