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1. dark

adjective. ['ˈdɑːrk'] devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black.

Synonyms

  • twilight
  • semidark
  • subdued
  • aphotic
  • glooming
  • pitch-black
  • darkened
  • caliginous
  • darkling
  • light
  • gloomy
  • unilluminated
  • crepuscular
  • sulky
  • Acheronian
  • unlighted
  • tenebrific
  • darkening
  • lightless
  • unlit
  • tenebrous
  • Cimmerian
  • twilit
  • lightness
  • pitch-dark
  • tenebrious
  • black
  • dim
  • Acherontic
  • Stygian
  • gloomful

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • extinguish
  • darken
  • ascend

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Dark

  • question-mark
  • ?question-mark
  • transpark
  • mediamark
  • disembark
  • intermark
  • premark
  • remark
  • embark
  • demark
  • starke
  • stark
  • starck
  • spark
  • sparc
  • quark
  • clarke
  • clark
  • shark
  • sark
  • parke
  • park
  • parc
  • narc
  • merc
  • marque
  • marke
  • mark
  • marc
  • larke

Example sentences of the word dark


1. Adjective
Wolf spiders are dark brown with thick hair covering their bodies and legs.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Original Morris chairs were made of dark stained oak.

Quotes containing the word dark


1. Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

2. I'm not a particularly dark individual. I have my moments, it's true, but I do have a sense of humor.
- Alan Moore

3. I see myself and many artists like me as the torchbearers through these dark ages.
- John Zorn

2. dark-blue

adjective. of a dark shade of blue.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

3. dark

adjective. ['ˈdɑːrk'] (used of color) having a dark hue.

Synonyms

  • value
  • black

Antonyms

  • white
  • fatty
  • well

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. dark

adjective. ['ˈdɑːrk'] brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes).

Synonyms

  • brunette

Antonyms

  • young
  • dull

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. dark

noun. ['ˈdɑːrk'] absence of light or illumination.

Synonyms

  • blackness
  • blackout
  • dimout
  • semidarkness
  • black
  • lightlessness
  • pitch blackness
  • illumination
  • brownout
  • darkness
  • night

Antonyms

  • awkwardness
  • heaviness
  • darkness
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. dark

adjective. ['ˈdɑːrk'] stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.

Synonyms

  • evil
  • black

Antonyms

  • serious
  • significant
  • intemperate

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dark

noun. ['ˈdɑːrk'] an unilluminated area.

Synonyms

  • scene
  • darkness

Antonyms

  • visible
  • sorrow
  • dysphoria

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dark

noun. ['ˈdɑːrk'] absence of moral or spiritual values.

Synonyms

  • foulness
  • condition
  • status
  • wickedness
  • darkness

Antonyms

  • honorable
  • fortunate
  • legal
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dark

noun. ['ˈdɑːrk'] the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.

Synonyms

  • weeknight
  • late-night hour
  • night
  • nighttime
  • twenty-four hours
  • 24-hour interval
  • small hours
  • lights-out
  • wedding night
  • time period
  • mean solar day
  • twenty-four hour period
  • evening
  • solar day
  • midnight
  • period of time
  • day

Antonyms

  • clean
  • hopeful
  • unsarcastic
  • unangry

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dark

noun. ['ˈdɑːrk'] an unenlightened state.

Synonyms

  • unenlightenment

Antonyms

  • elated
  • fast

Etymology

  • derk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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