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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 ?
His stern face could not stay little Violet, and on through the long hall she went, heedless of the snow that gathered on her feet, and the bleak wind that blew around her; while the King with wondering eyes looked on the golden light that played upon the dark walls as she passed.
For several weeks the tall dark girl and the doctor were together almost every day.
We have wells, you know, but they're all well lighted, and a well lighted well cannot well be a dark well.
The dark gentleman went to bed first; the fair gentleman followed, after waiting a while.
Nobody sees anything except in the dark," said the magician.
The same instant he was aware of a dark enfolding shadow passing over him, and, with a shudder of fear, he jumped back.
We were all alone, in the dark, with the dark water that seized us and clasped us and froze us!
The next morning, as they were going through the dark gate, the poor girl looked up at Falada's head, and cried:
It is a forlorn hope at the best, and not much the forlorner for being delayed till dark.
It was now dark outside, but light from the street faintly illuminated the part of the room that he was in.
Passing through the dining room, a room not very large, with dark, paneled walls, Stepan Arkadyevitch and Levin walked over the soft carpet to the half-dark study, lighted up by a single lamp with a big dark shade.
40-53) Bitter pain seized her heart, and she rent the covering upon her divine hair with her dear hands: her dark cloak she cast down from both her shoulders and sped, like a wild-bird, over the firm land and yielding sea, seeking her child.