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[n] an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
[n] an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
[n] absence of light or illumination
[n] absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
[n] the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
[adj] not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays"
[adj] having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "the dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
[adj] (used of hair or skin or eyes) "dark eyes"
[adj] devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber-colored; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "the theater is dark on Mondays"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
[adj] 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"
[adj] (used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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
[adj] 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"
[adj] secret; "keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"

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