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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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It is covered over only by duplicity, deceit, simulation, and hypocrisy The resulting contradiction between our essential simplicity and the duplicity engendered by sin confront each other, causing confusion and pain Desire for the earthly, rather than for the mutable and mortal, makes us like what we desire: darksome and unstable.
A]mong the boughs of a dead wood blighted for their phantom use, they kept their darksome and unwinking watch .
Mime reports a similar situation from Nibelheim, in his minion G minor: 'By evil craft Alberich moulded, from yellow gold of the Rhine, a ring: at its mighty spell we tremble in wonder; by that now he enthrals the Nibelungs' darksome host' (Das Rheingold, Scene 3).
If you have a telescope, Mizar can serve as the jumping-off point for a chase after fainter, much less familiar quarry in the darksome depths nearby.
But rather than abandoning his crusade, he is more than ever determined to "unravel this darksome maze" (p.
Between measures 16 and 18, soprano, alto, and bass each link two lines of text ("Awake and see the new born Light / Sprang from the darksome womb of night").
That glorious Form, that Light unsufferable, And that far-beaming blaze of Majesty, Wherewith he wont at Heav'n's high Council-Table, To sit the midst of Trinal Unity, He laid aside; and here with us to be, Forsook the Courts of everlasting Day, And chose with us a darksome House of mortal Clay.
a voice on high, like that of a muezzin from the summit of a mosque, announcing that some chimney sweeper has emerged from smoke and soot, and darksome caverns, into the upper air.
A few slanting beams of the sun, which was now setting, reached the water in its darksome bed.
Always fascinated by that mysterious moment between dreaming and waking, Hawthorne remarks: "Their darksome figures were intermixed with the wild shapes of their foes, and made the scene a picture of the moment, when waking thoughts start up amid the scattered fantasies of a dream" (62).
12) As God descends into flesh, forsaking "the courts of everlasting day" to choose "with us a darksome house of mortal clay" (13-14), so the poet in turn seeks to sing a hymn uttered by prophet-like lips, touched with hallowed fire from out of God's "secret altar" (28).
Say may the meteor of the wild Nature's unstaid erratick child, That glimmers o'er the forest fen, Or twinkles in the darksome glen, Can that be bound?