Textual thesaurus for "dark"

(adj) colored, coloured, dark-skinned, non-white

having skin rich in melanin pigments

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; dark-skinned peoples

(adj) gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, blue

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

(adj) obscure

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

(adj) benighted

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

(adj) black, sinister

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 scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him-Thomas Hardy

(adj) dour, glowering, glum, saturnine, sour, sullen, moody, morose

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

(noun) darkness

an unenlightened state

he was in the dark concerning their intentions; his lectures dispelled the darkness

(noun) shadow, darkness

an unilluminated area

he moved off into the darkness

(noun) darkness

absence of light or illumination

(noun) iniquity, wickedness, darkness

absence of moral or spiritual values

the powers of darkness

(noun) night, nighttime

the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside