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Definition of Dark


  1. 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. Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
  3. Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.
  4. Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.
  5. Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.
  6. Deprived of sight; blind.
  7. Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.
  8. The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.
  9. A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.
  10. To darken to obscure.
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Dark Translations

dark in Afrikaans is duister, donker
dark in Dutch is somber, donker
dark in German is dunkel
dark in Latin is acerbus, ater atra atrum
dark in Portuguese is escuro
dark in Spanish is oscuro, obscuridad, tenebroso, umbrio