Definition of DARK

noun : DARK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 5. (

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

Adjective : DARK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) 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. (

    ) secret; "keep it dark" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 10. (

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

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