Definition of dark (noun)
- absence of light or illumination
- absence of moral or spiritual values
- an unilluminated area
- the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
- an unenlightened state
- "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
- synonyms: darkness
Definition of dark (adjective)
- devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black
- "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
- antonym: light
- (used of color) having a dark hue
- "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
- antonym: light
- brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)
- "dark eyes"
- stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
- "keep it dark"
- 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"
- synonyms: 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"
- synonyms: 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"
- synonyms: obscure
- causing dejection
- having skin rich in melanin pigments
- not giving performances; closed
- "the theater is dark on Mondays"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet