English dictionary definition of:



  • an unenlightened state
  • an unilluminated area
  • absence of light or illumination
  • absence of moral or spiritual values
  • the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside


  • not giving performances; closed
  • having skin rich in melanin pigments
  • brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes)
  • devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black
  • causing dejection
  • (used of color) having a dark hue
  • marked by difficulty of style or expression
  • lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture
  • stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
  • showing a brooding ill humor
  • secret


benighted black blue colored American English spelling coloured British English spelling dark-skinned darkness dingy disconsolate dismal dour drab drear dreary gloomy glowering glum grim iniquity moody morose night nighttime non-white obscure saturnine shadow sinister sorry sour sullen wickedness

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ar words: a starter list and learn about the word dark in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 10. Spelling choices for /ar/ sound; ar, a.

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Scrabble score for dark

Scrabble score = 9

generated at 19:04:43 on 18-11-19

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