Definition Of darken


make or become dark or darker.

the sky was darkening rapidly

make or become gloomy, angry, or unhappy.

his mood darkened

Example Of darken

  • darken the eyebrows with black powder

  • A cloud of confusion darkened Vicki's eyes and she kicked a rock.

  • A heavy depression fell upon the air as the mood darkened .

  • A scowl darkened his brown eyes to black as he glared ahead.

  • Alternating her glance between the two, confusion darkened her blue eyes.

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