dark


dark

adjective

Definition of DARK

2
not having a light complexion <because of her dark good looks, the actress was usually cast as sultry temptresses>
Synonyms black, brunet (or brunette), swart, swarthy
Antonyms light
4
given to keeping one's activities hidden from public observation or knowledge <the actor was always quite dark about his life before his arrival in Hollywood>
5
having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning <a troubled kid who was always muttering dark threats that someday they'd all be sorry>
7
not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable <dark deeds that resulted in the Russian czar being known to history as Ivan the Terrible>
Related Words base, contemptible, despicable, dirty, disreputable, evil-minded, ignoble, ill, infernal, low, mean, snide, sordid; atrocious, cruel, infamous, nasty; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, objectionable, obscene, offensive, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, loose, low-minded, perverted, reprobate, scrofulous, sick, unhealthy; cursed (also curst), cussed, defiling, noxious, pernicious, pestilential, ugly, ungodly, unwholesome; banned, barred, condemned, discouraged, forbidden, illegal, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed, unauthorized, unclean; disallowed; execrable, lousy, miserable, wretched; errant, erring, fallen, unprincipled, unscrupulous; improper, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly, vulgar; dishonest, dishonorable

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up dark[adjective]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More