Definition Of dark


(of a color or object) not reflecting much light; approaching black in shade.

dark green

(of a period of time or situation) characterized by tragedy, unhappiness, or unpleasantness.

the dark days of the war

a dark color or shade, especially in a painting.

Brian sees the world in black and white, and Caravaggio painted in lights and darks .

denoting a velarized form of the sound of the letter l (as in pull ).

English has two allophones for /l/, "light/clearl" and " dark l". I am conducting a study on the distribution of these two allophones.

the absence of light in a place.

Carolyn was sitting in the dark

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Example Of dark

  • A dark-complexioned girl is engaged to be married to a dark man much older than her.

  • A movie which is about dark power and evil, it uses the most powerful of Indian myths to its advantage.

  • Allegedly, he was very fond of this rich, dark dessert.

  • Allison shivered at his words and noticed the dark expressions of her two other companions.

  • An irritated glare adorned his otherwise striking face, dark and morose and very, very angry.

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