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Synonyms for dark

Synonyms for dark

having little or no light

deficient in brightness

somewhat black

of a complexion tending toward brown or black

characterized by or expressive of a foreboding somberness

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marked by little hopefulness

absence or deficiency of light

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absence of moral or spiritual values

an unilluminated area

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an unenlightened state

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devoid of or deficient in light or brightness

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(used of color) having a dark hue

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brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)

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stemming from evil characteristics or forces

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secret

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showing a brooding ill humor

lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture

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marked by difficulty of style or expression

having skin rich in melanin pigments

not giving performances

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References in classic literature ?
Before thir eyes in sudden view appear The secrets of the hoarie deep, a dark Illimitable Ocean without bound, Without dimension, where length, breadth, and highth, And time and place are lost; where eldest Night And CHAOS, Ancestors of Nature, hold Eternal ANARCHIE, amidst the noise Of endless warrs and by confusion stand.
At the bottom of the dark water, our ears went, "Guggle
His stern face could not stay little Violet, and on through the long hall she went, heedless of the snow that gathered on her feet, and the bleak wind that blew around her; while the King with wondering eyes looked on the golden light that played upon the dark walls as she passed.
I saw his dark face lit up with a boyish enthusiasm as he gazed about him.
My friend Harold March here will tell you I sometimes see things, even in the dark.
And Curdken said, 'When we go in the morning through the dark gate with our flock of geese, she cries and talks with the head of a horse that hangs upon the wall, and says:
No sooner did the dark queen hear the soberer richer note of Tess among those of the other work-people than a long smouldering sense of rivalry inflamed her to madness.
Night's heart is full of pity for us: she cannot ease our aching; she takes our hand in hers, and the little world grows very small and very far away beneath us, and, borne on her dark wings, we pass for a moment into a mightier Presence than her own, and in the wondrous light of that great Presence, all human life lies like a book before us, and we know that Pain and Sorrow are but the angels of God.
But this is very important, from General Dokhturov," said Bolkhovitinov, entering the open door which he had found by feeling in the dark.
To her surprise it slowly swung backward and showed behind it a dark hole that looked like the mouth of a tunnel.
I like not this dark hole nor the strange garments you have placed upon me.
During the last few days, the prison had been heavy, dark, and lowering, as it were, with all its weight on the unfortunate captive.
It was then that they came out of their lairs and pounced upon one from the dark wherein they lurked invisible.
So named it was after our pretty little craft discovered it one dark night and left her bones upon it.
But two alternatives presented themselves: either to abandon the hope of making any discovery--or to attempt to penetrate Alban 's motives by means of pure guesswork, pursued in the dark.