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1. stark

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrk'] devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment.

Synonyms

  • crude
  • blunt
  • unconditioned

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • stark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • starken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stearcian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Stark

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

Sentences with stark


1. Adjective
Concrete's only real drawback is that too much of it can look stark and cold.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In photography and film, stark lighting is also often referred to as low key lighting.

Quotes about stark


1. Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens.
- Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

2. I watched you while you were sleeping and you looked completely at peace. I wish I could feel that. I wish I could close my eyes and feel at peace. But I can’t. I can’t feel anything if I’m notwith you, and even then all I can do is want something that I don’t think I can ever have, at least not now. So I left this, and my peace, with you. Stark.
- P.C. Cast, Hunted

3. Glow in the Dark "You've led me from stark nightwith a love that glows in the dark.
- Beryl Dov

2. stark

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrk'] severely simple.

Synonyms

  • stern
  • plain
  • austere

Antonyms

  • unskilled
  • impurity
  • unclean
  • unprocessed

Etymology

  • stark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • starken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stearcian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stark

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrk'] complete or extreme.

Antonyms

  • imperfect

Etymology

  • stark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • starken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stearcian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stark

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrk'] providing no shelter or sustenance.

Synonyms

  • desolate
  • inhospitable
  • bare
  • barren

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • impure
  • incompleteness
  • fractional

Etymology

  • stark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • starken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stearcian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stark

adjective. ['ˈstɑːrk'] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • unadulterated
  • unmitigated
  • complete
  • pure
  • arrant
  • consummate
  • double-dyed
  • sodding
  • everlasting
  • gross
  • staring
  • thoroughgoing
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • noncomprehensive
  • begin
  • unfinished
  • empty

Etymology

  • stark (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • starken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stearcian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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