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pitch–dark

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pitch–dark

  1. 1 being without light or without much light with its only light burned out, the closet was pitch-dark Synonyms black, caliginous, darkened, darkish, darkling, darksome, dim, dimmed, dusk, dusky, gloomy, lightless, murky, obscure, obscured, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pitchy, rayless, somber (or sombre), stygian, tenebrific, tenebrous, unlitRelated Words crepuscular, twilit; moonless, starless, sunless; cloudy, dull, dulled, lackluster; shadowlike, shadowy, shady; gray (also grey), leaden, pale; beclouded, befogged, clouded, foggy, fuliginous, misty, smoggy, soupyNear Antonyms ablaze, agleam, aglitter, alight, beaming, beamy, effulgent, glaring, glowing, incandescent, lambent, radiant, relucent, resplendent, shining, sparkling; ultrabright; glossy, lustrous, shiny; floodlit (also floodlighted), highlighted, spotlighted (or spotlit); moonlit, moony, starlit, sunlitAntonyms bright, brightened, brilliant, illuminated, illumined, light, lit (or lighted), lightsome, lucent, lucid, luminous

  2. 2 having the color of soot or coal on a whim she bleached her pitch-dark hair blond Synonyms ebony, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pitchy, raven, sableRelated Words dark, dusky, inky; blackish, brunet (or brunette)Near Antonyms bright, brilliant, light, pale, palishAntonyms white


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