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1. [Adjective]: devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber-colored; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "the theater is dark on Mondays"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
2. [Adjective]: (used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
3. [Noun]: an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
5. [Noun]: the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
6. [Noun]: an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
7. [Noun]: absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
8. stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; "black deeds"; "a black lie"; "his black heart has concocted yet another black deed"; "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"; "the sc
9. secret; "keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"
10. having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "the dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"
11. 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"
12. 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
13. not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays"
14. brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); "dark eyes"
15. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
16. 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"
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