plunge into darkness

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of plunge into darkness

: to cause (a place) to suddenly become dark
  • The city was plunged into darkness from the earthquake.

Word by Word Definitions

plunge play
  1. : to cause to penetrate or enter quickly and forcibly into something

  2. : to cause to enter a state or course of action usually suddenly, unexpectedly, or violently

  3. : to thrust or cast oneself into or as if into water

  1. : an act or instance of plunging : dive

dark play darkness
  1. : devoid or partially devoid of light : not receiving, reflecting, transmitting, or radiating light

  2. : transmitting only a portion of light

  3. : wholly or partially black

  1. : a place or time of little or no light : night, nightfall

  2. : absence of light : darkness

  3. : a color of low or very low lightness : a dark or deep color

  1. : to grow dark (see 1dark)

  2. : to make dark


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