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dark

dark

 
 
pronunciation:
dark
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: darker, darkest
definition 1: having little or no light.
It was a dark night.
antonyms:
bright
similar words:
black, dim, overcast
definition 2: not light in color.
Black and brown are dark colors.
antonyms:
light
similar words:
black
derivation: darkish (adj.)
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Dark comes from an early German word that means "to hide something," particularly in a dark place.
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  • darkness:
    the state of being dark.
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