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darkest


 
  Overview  of  adj  dark 
 
  The  adj  dark  has  11  senses  (first  5  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (50)  dark  --  (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") 
  2.  (27)  dark  --  ((used  of  color)  having  a  dark  hue;  "dark  green";  "dark  glasses";  "dark  colors  like  wine  red  or  navy  blue") 
  3.  (13)  dark  --  ((used  of  hair  or  skin  or  eyes)  "dark  eyes") 
  4.  (5)  black,  dark,  sinister  --  (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.  (5)  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim  --  (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") 
  6.  dark  --  (secret;  "keep  it  dark";  "the  dark  mysteries  of  Africa  and  the  fabled  wonders  of  the  East") 
  7.  dark,  dour,  glowering,  glum,  moody,  morose,  saturnine,  sour,  sullen  --  (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") 
  8.  benighted,  dark  --  (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") 
  9.  dark,  obscure  --  (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.  colored,  coloured,  dark,  dark-skinned  --  (having  skin  rich  in  melanin  pigments;  "National  Association  for  the  Advancement  of  Colored  People";  "the  dark  races";  "dark-skinned  peoples") 
  11.  dark  --  (not  giving  performances;  closed;  "the  theater  is  dark  on  Mondays") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  dark 
 
  11  senses  of  dark 
 
  Sense  1 
  dark  (vs.  light) 
 
  light  (vs.  dark) 
  =>  ablaze(prenominal),  inflamed,  reddened 
  =>  bioluminescent 
  =>  bright 
  =>  candescent 
  =>  floodlit,  floodlighted 
  =>  fluorescent 
  =>  illuminated,  lighted,  lit,  well-lighted 
  =>  illuminating 
  =>  incandescent,  candent 
  =>  lamplit 
  =>  lighting-up(postnominal) 
  =>  livid 
  =>  phosphorescent 
  =>  sunlit,  sunstruck 
  =>  white 
  =>  luminescent 
 
  Sense  2 
  dark  (vs.  light) 
 
  light  (vs.  dark),  light-colored 
  =>  pale 
  =>  pastel 
  =>  powdery 
  =>  palish 
 
  Sense  3 
  dark 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  brunet)  ->  blond,  blonde,  light-haired 
 
  Sense  4 
  black,  dark,  sinister 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  evil)  ->  good 
 
  Sense  5 
  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  cheerless)  ->  cheerful 
 
  Sense  6 
  dark 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  concealed)  ->  unconcealed 
 
  Sense  7 
  dark,  dour,  glowering,  glum,  moody,  morose,  saturnine,  sour,  sullen 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  ill-natured)  ->  good-natured 
 
  Sense  8 
  benighted,  dark 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  unenlightened)  ->  enlightened 
 
  Sense  9 
  dark,  obscure 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  incomprehensible)  ->  comprehensible,  comprehendible 
 
  Sense  10 
  colored,  coloured,  dark,  dark-skinned 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  black)  ->  white 
 
  Sense  11 
  dark 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inactive)  ->  active 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  dark 
 
  11  senses  of  dark 
 
  Sense  1 
  dark  (vs.  light) 
  =>  Acheronian,  Acherontic,  Stygian 
  =>  aphotic 
  =>  black,  pitch-black,  pitch-dark 
  =>  caliginous 
  =>  Cimmerian 
  =>  crepuscular 
  =>  darkened 
  =>  darkening 
  =>  darkling 
  =>  darkling 
  =>  dim,  subdued 
  =>  glooming,  gloomy,  gloomful 
  =>  lightless,  unilluminated,  unlighted,  unlit 
  =>  lightproof,  light-tight 
  =>  dusky,  twilight(postnominal),  twilit 
  =>  tenebrous,  tenebrific,  tenebrious 
 
  Sense  2 
  dark  (vs.  light) 
  =>  darkish 
  Also  See->  black#1,  achromatic#2 
 
  Sense  3 
  dark 
  =>  brunet  (vs.  blond),  brunette 
 
  Sense  4 
  black,  dark,  sinister 
  =>  evil  (vs.  good),  wicked 
 
  Sense  5 
  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim 
  =>  cheerless  (vs.  cheerful),  uncheerful 
 
  Sense  6 
  dark 
  =>  concealed  (vs.  unconcealed) 
 
  Sense  7 
  dark,  dour,  glowering,  glum,  moody,  morose,  saturnine,  sour,  sullen 
  =>  ill-natured  (vs.  good-natured) 
 
  Sense  8 
  benighted,  dark 
  =>  unenlightened  (vs.  enlightened) 
 
  Sense  9 
  dark,  obscure 
  =>  incomprehensible  (vs.  comprehensible),  uncomprehensible 
 
  Sense  10 
  colored,  coloured,  dark,  dark-skinned 
  =>  black  (vs.  white) 
 
  Sense  11 
  dark 
  =>  inactive  (vs.  active) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  dark 
 
  2  of  11  senses  of  dark 
 
  Sense  1 
  dark  (vs.  light) 
  =>  light,  lightness 
 
  Sense  2 
  dark  (vs.  light) 
  =>  value 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  dark 
 
  dark  used  as  an  adjective  is  familiar  (polysemy  count  =  11) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  dark 
  dark 
  dark-blue 
  dark-brown 
  dark-green 
  dark-haired 
  dark-skinned 
  darkened 
  darkening 
  darkish 
  darkling 
  pitch-dark 
 
  Overview  of  adj  dark 
 
  The  adj  dark  has  11  senses  (first  5  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (50)  dark  --  (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") 
  2.  (27)  dark  --  ((used  of  color)  having  a  dark  hue;  "dark  green";  "dark  glasses";  "dark  colors  like  wine  red  or  navy  blue") 
  3.  (13)  dark  --  ((used  of  hair  or  skin  or  eyes)  "dark  eyes") 
  4.  (5)  black,  dark,  sinister  --  (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.  (5)  blue,  dark,  depressing,  disconsolate,  dismal,  dispiriting,  gloomy,  grim  --  (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") 
  6.  dark  --  (secret;  "keep  it  dark";  "the  dark  mysteries  of  Africa  and  the  fabled  wonders  of  the  East") 
  7.  dark,  dour,  glowering,  glum,  moody,  morose,  saturnine,  sour,  sullen  --  (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") 
  8.  benighted,  dark  --  (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") 
  9.  dark,  obscure  --  (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.  colored,  coloured,  dark,  dark-skinned  --  (having  skin  rich  in  melanin  pigments;  "National  Association  for  the  Advancement  of  Colored  People";  "the  dark  races";  "dark-skinned  peoples") 
  11.  dark  --  (not  giving  performances;  closed;  "the  theater  is  dark  on  Mondays")