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darkened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being without light or without much light
  • wanting to surprise her, we waited in the darkened room for her to get home before calling out "happy birthday"

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darkened

verb
past tense of darken

Synonyms & Antonyms of darkened (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to take on a gloomy or forbidding look
  • his face slowly darkened as we told him the sad news

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2 to grow dark
  • the sky darkened as a storm moved in

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3 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • years of accumulated grime have darkened the painting until it can barely be seen

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4 to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable
  • the scandal darkened his otherwise sterling reputation

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“Darkened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/darkened. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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