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dark

(Devoid of light), adjective absent of light, bereft of light, black, darkened, darkish, dim, drab, poorly lit, shaded, somber, sunless, unlighted, without light

dark

(Dismal), adjective cheerless, clouded, dejected, depressed, dim, disconsolate, doleful, dolorous, grim, melancholy, sad, solemn, somber, sorrowful, sullen

dark

(Evil), adjective base, demoniac, demonic, diabolical, immoral, inexorable, infamous, mean, mean spirited, menacing, peccant, pernicious, sinfully malevolent, sinister, terrifying, untoward, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked
See also: bleak, confidential, covert, dismal, hidden, incomprehensible, lugubrious, mysterious, ominous, opaque, portentous, private, privy, recondite, secret
References in classic literature ?
Now they passed down the forest paths and hid in the tangle of the thickets at the head of the darksome glen, one on each side of the glen.
For myself, hiding the jewel under my cloak, I shall hie me back to my attic chamber, in one of the darksome alleys of London.
But, however that might be, Ariadne opened all the doors, and led him forth from the darksome prison into the pleasant moonlight.
Chasms there were on either side, and darksome caves wherein fierce robbers lived, and dragons, very terrible, whose jaws dripped blood.
It's a coldish mornin' for you, Miss Agnes,' observed Smith; 'and a darksome 'un too; but we's happen get to yon spot afore there come much rain to signify.
These hemmed them, in a very forest of hewn timber; from the entanglements, intricacies, and depths of which, as from among the boughs of a dead wood blighted for their phantom use, they kept their darksome and unwinking watch.