Definition of the Dark Ages
- In the dark ages before computers, we often wrote our letters by hand.
- Her father's ideas about women are from the Dark Ages.
: devoid or partially devoid of light : not receiving, reflecting, transmitting, or radiating light
: transmitting only a portion of light
: wholly or partially black
: a place or time of little or no light : night, nightfall
: absence of light : darkness
: a color of low or very low lightness : a dark or deep color
: to grow dark (see 1dark)
: to make dark
: the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests
: one of the stages of life
: the length of an existence extending from the beginning to any given time
: to become old : show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age
: to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time
: to cause to become old
: aggregate : collection
: action : process
: cumulative result of
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