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dark-coloured
dark-eyed junco
dark-field microscope
dark-fruited
dark-gray
dark-green
dark-grey
dark-haired
Dark-house
dark-skinned
dark-spotted
Dark-working
DARK; DARKNESS
Darken
darkener
Darkening
darkey
Darkful
darkie
Darkish
darkle
Darkling
darkling beetle
darkling groung beetle
Darkly
Darkness
Darkon

Darkened definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

D'ARKENED, pp. Deprived of light; obscured; rendered dim; made black; made ignorant.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of fabrics and paper) grown dark in color over time; "the darkened margins of the paper"
2: become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater"

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Darken Dark"en (d[aum]rk"'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Darkened (-'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Darkening (-n*[i^]ng).] [AS. deorcian. See Dark, a.] 1. To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room. They [locusts] covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened. --Ex. x. 15. So spake the Sovran Voice; and clouds began To darken all the hill. --Milton. 2. To render dim; to deprive of vision. Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see. --Rom. xi. 10. 3. To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible. Such was his wisdom that his confidence did seldom darkenhis foresight. --Bacon. Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge? --Job. xxxviii. 2. 4. To cast a gloom upon. With these forced thoughts, I prithee, darken not The mirth of the feast. --Shak. 5. To make foul; to sully; to tarnish. I must not think there are Evils enough to darken all his goodness. --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A darkened building or room has no lights on inside it. He drove past darkened houses. ADJ: ADJ n

Moby Thesaurus

bedazzled, besmirched, blackened, blindfold, blindfolded, dazed, dazzled, discolored, excecate, foxed, foxy, hoodwinked, inky, murky, obscured, smirched, smoky, snow-blind, snow-blinded, soiled, stained, stigmatic, stigmatiferous, stigmatized, tainted, tarnished




 


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