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Dark - Dzwihala

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Same spellings: Dark - Xinyami. Munyama

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Definition of dark
- Dark 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" [ant: {light}]
- (used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue" [ant: {light}]
- Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); "dark eyes"
- 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 [syn: {black}, {sinister}]
- 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" [syn: {blue}, {depressing}, {disconsolate}, {dismal}, {dispiriting}, {gloomy}, {grim}]
- Secret; "keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
- 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" [syn: {dour}, {glowering}, {glum}, {moody}, {morose}, {saturnine}, {sour}, {sullen}]
- 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" [syn: {benighted}]
- 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" [syn: {obscure}]
- Having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "the dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples" [syn: {colored}, {coloured}, {dark-skinned}]
- Not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays" n
- Absence of light or illumination [syn: {darkness}] [ant: {light}]
- Absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness" [syn: {iniquity}, {wickedness}, {darkness}]
- An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness" [syn: {darkness}, {shadow}]
- The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside [syn: {night}, {nighttime}] [ant: {day}]
- An unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness" [syn: {darkness}]
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