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Overview of noun dark

The noun dark has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (9) dark, darkness

(absence of light or illumination)

2. (5) iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark

(absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness")

3. (4) darkness, dark, shadow

(an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness")

4. (3) night, nighttime, dark

(the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside)

5. (2) dark, darkness

(an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness")


Overview of adj dark

The adj dark has 11 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (49) dark

(devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat")

2. (27) dark

((used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue")

3. (13) dark

(brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); "dark eyes")

4. (5) black, dark, sinister

(stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; "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)

5. dark

(secret; "keep it dark")

6. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen

(showing a brooding ill humor; "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")

7. benighted, dark

(lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture; "this benighted country"; "benighted ages of barbarism and superstition"; "the dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education")

8. dark, obscure

(marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure")

9. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary

(causing dejection; "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")

10. colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white

(having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "dark-skinned peoples")

11. dark

(not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays")

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