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(1):

(n.) The condition of ignorance; gloom; secrecy.

(2):

(a.) Destitute, or partially destitute, of light; not receiving, reflecting, or radiating light; wholly or partially black, or of some deep shade of color; not light-colored; as, a dark room; a dark day; dark cloth; dark paint; a dark complexion.

(3):

(a.) Foreboding evil; gloomy; jealous; suspicious.

(4):

(a.) Evincing black or foul traits of character; vile; wicked; atrocious; as, a dark villain; a dark deed.

(5):

(v. t.) To darken to obscure.

(6):

(a.) Deprived of sight; blind.

(7):

(n.) Absence of light; darkness; obscurity; a place where there is little or no light.

(8):

(a.) Destitute of knowledge and culture; in moral or intellectual darkness; unrefined; ignorant.

(9):

(a.) Not clear to the understanding; not easily seen through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.

(10):

(n.) A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, or the like; as, the light and darks are well contrasted.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Dark'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/d/dark.html. 1828.

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