1. (a.) Destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color; not light-colored; as, a dark room; a dark day; dark cloth; dark paint; a dark complexion.

2. (a.) Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.

3. (a.) Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.

4. (a.) Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.

5. (a.) Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.

6. (a.) Deprived of sight; blind.

7. (n.) Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.

8. (n.) The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.

9. (n.) A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.

10. (v. t.) To darken to obscure.

Egyptian darkness Erebus Gothicism Stygian ableptical abominable abstruse adiaphanous age of ignorance amaurotic amoral amorphous amorphousness apocalyptic arcane arrant atramentous atrocious bad baleful baneful barbarism base beamless beetle-browed benighted benightedness benightment bereft of light black black as coal black as ebony black as ink black as midnight black as night black-browed black-skinned blackish blackness blamable blameworthy bleak blear bleared bleary blind blurred blurry bodeful boding brown brunet cabalistic caliginous castellatus censored cheerless cirrose cirrous classified clear as mud close closed closemouthed cloud-flecked clouded cloudy coal-black coaly color-blind colored complicated concealed confused conscienceless corrupt corrupted criminal crooked cryptic cumuliform cumulous damnable dark age dark as night dark as pitch dark-colored dark-complexioned dark-skinned darkish darkling darkness darkness visible darksome dead of night deep deep black dejected devilish devious dim dim-sighted dire dirty discreet disgraceful dishonest dishonorable dismal doleful doomful doubtful dour drab drear drearisome dreary dubious dull dumpish dun dusk dusky ebon ebony eclipsed enigmatic esoteric evasive evil evil-starred execrable eyeless faint fateful feeble felonious filmy fishy flagitious flagrant fog fogginess foggy foreboding foul fraudulent frowning funebrial funereal fuzziness fuzzy gloom gloominess gloomy glowering glum grave gray grim grum grumly half-seen half-visible hazy heathenism heavy heinous hellish hemeralopic hermetic hidden hush-hush ignorance ignorant ill ill-boding ill-defined ill-fated ill-got ill-gotten ill-lighted ill-lit ill-omened ill-starred immoral impenetrable impervious to light improper in darkness in the dark inauspicious incomprehensible inconspicuous indefinite indeterminate indeterminateness indirect indistinct indistinctness indistinguishable infamous iniquitous ink-black inky insidious intense darkness intransparent intricate jetty joyless knavish knotty latent lenticularis lightlessness low low-profile lowering mammatus melancholy melanian melanic melanistic melano melanotic melanous menacing merely glimpsed midnight mind-blind mist mistiness misty monstrous moodish moody moonlessness mopey moping mopish morose mournful muddy mumbo jumbo mumpish murk murkiness murky mysterious mystic mystical mystification mystifying


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