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benighted

be·night·ed

benighted

 
pronunciation:
b naI tihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in intellectual or moral darkness; ignorant; unenlightened.
similar words:
blind, ignorant
definition 2: overtaken by nightfall; enclosed in the darkness of night.
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derivation: benightedness (n.)
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