browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
darkling

more about darkling

darkling


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Darkling  \Dark"ling\,  adv  [Dark  +  the  adverbial  suffix  -ling.] 
  In  the  dark.  [Poetic] 
 
  So  out  went  the  candle,  and  we  were  left  darkling. 
  --Shak. 
 
  As  the  wakeful  bird  Sings  darkling.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Darkling  \Dark"ling\,  p.  pr  &  a. 
  1.  Becoming  dark  or  gloomy;  frowing. 
 
  His  honest  brows  darkling  as  he  looked  towards  me 
  --Thackeray. 
 
  2.  Dark;  gloomy.  ``The  darkling  precipice.''  --Moore. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  darkling 
  adj  1:  uncannily  or  threateningly  dark  or  obscure;  "a  darkling 
  glance";  "secret  operatives  and  darkling 
  conspiracies"-Archibald  MacLeish 
  2:  (poetic)  occurring  in  the  dark  or  night;  "a  darkling 
  journey" 




more about darkling