- dark [adj1] lack of light aphotic, atramentous, black, blackish, caliginous, Cimmerian, clouded, cloudy, crepuscular, darkened, dim, dingy, drab, dull, dun, dusk, dusky, faint, foggy, gloomy, grimy, ill-lighted, indistinct, inky, lightless, lurid, misty, murky, nebulous, obfuscous, obscure, opaque, overcast, pitchblack, pitch-dark, pitchy, rayless, shaded, shadowy, shady, somber, sooty, stygian, sunless, tenebrous, unlighted, unlit, vague; concept 617 —Ant. bright, brilliant, illuminated, light, lucid, luminous, radiant, shining, visible, vivid dark [adj2] shaded complexion, hair adumbral, bistered, black, brunet, brunette, dark-complexioned, dark-skinned, dusky, ebon, ebony, sable, swart, swarthy, tan; concepts 406,618 —Ant. light dark [adj3] hidden, secret abstruse, anagogic, arcane, cabalistic, complicated, concealed, cryptic, deep, Delphian, enigmatic, esoteric, intricate, knotty, mysterious, mystic, mystical, mystifying, not known, obscure, occult, puzzling, recondite; concepts 402,576,582 —Ant. apparent, distinct, evident, manifest, plain, visible dark [adj4] grim, hopeless bleak, cheerless, dismal, doleful, drab, foreboding, gloomy, joyless, morbid, morose, mournful, ominous, sinister, somber, unpropitious; concept 548 —Ant. bright, brilliant, encouraging, hopeful, shining dark [adj5] evil, satanic atrocious, bad, corrupt, damnable, foul, hellish, horrible, immoral, infamous, infernal, nefarious, sinful, sinister, vile, wicked; concept 545 —Ant. good, moral dark [adj6] ignorant benighted, uncultivated, unenlightened, unlettered, unread; concept 402 dark [adj7] angry, upset dour, forbidding, frowning, glowering, glum, ominous, scowling, sulky, sullen, threatening; concept 401 —Ant. cheerful, happy, pleased dark [n1] place, time without light caliginosity, darkness, dead of night, dimness, dusk, duskiness, evening, gloom, midnight, murk, murkiness, night, nightfall, nighttime, obscurity, opacity, semidarkness, shade, shadows, twilight, witching hour; concepts 620,810 —Ant. brightness, day, daylight, daytime, illumination, light, lightness, morning dark [n2] ignorance; mystery concealment, denseness, inscrutability, seclusion, secrecy, thickness; concepts 409,410 —Ant. cognizance, enlightening, intelligence, sense, sensibility, understanding
New thesaurus. 2014.