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dark 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/därk/,
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darkest, superlative; darker, comparative;
  1. With little or no light
    • - it's too dark to see much
  2. Hidden from knowledge; mysterious
    • - a dark secret
  3. Ignorant; unenlightened
    • - he is dark on certain points of scripture
  4. (of a theater) Closed; not in use
    • - on Tuesdays he'd wait tables because the theater was dark
  5. (of a color or object) Not reflecting much light; approaching black in shade
    • - dark green
  6. (of someone's skin, hair, or eyes) Brown or black in color

  7. (of a person) Having such skin, hair, or eyes
    • - both my father and I are very dark
  8. (of a sound or taste) Having richness or depth
    • - a distinctive dark, sweet flavor
  9. Served or drunk with only a little or no milk or cream

  10. (of a period of time or situation) Characterized by tragedy, unhappiness, or unpleasantness
    • - the dark days of the war
  11. Gloomily pessimistic
    • - a dark vision of the future
  12. (of an expression) Angry; threatening
    • - Matthew flashed a dark look at her
  13. Suggestive of or arising from evil characteristics or forces; sinister
    • - so many dark deeds had been committed
  14. Denoting a velarized form of the sound of the letter l (as in pull)

Noun
  1. The absence of light in a place
    • - Carolyn was sitting in the dark
    • - he's scared of the dark
  2. Nightfall
    • - I'll be home before dark
  3. A dark color or shade, esp. in a painting


  1. absence of light or illumination
  2. devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
  3. iniquity: absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
  4. (used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"
  5. darkness: an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
  6. brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); "dark eyes"
  7. In the broadcasting industry, dark is a term used to describe a radio station or television station that has gone off-the-air for an indefinite period of time, or as defined by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a "silent" station. ...
  8. The Dark is a fantasy novel written by Marianne Curley. It is the second book in the Guardians of Time Trilogy.
  9. The Dark is a 2005 horror film, based on the novel Sheep by Simon Maginn.
  10. The Dark is an album by American singer-songwriter Guy Clark, released in 2002.
  11. The Dark is the second novel by Irish author, John McGahern. It was published in 1965.
  12. The Dark is the second full length album released by Metal Church. It was also the last album in which the line-up of Wayne, Vanderhoof, Arrington, Wells and Erickson performed, until 1999's Masterpeace album. ...
  13. A complete or (more often) partial absence of light; Ignorance; Nightfall; Having an absolute or (more often) relative lack of light; Dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light; Hidden, secret; Without moral or spiritual light; sinister, malign; Conducive to hopelessness; depressing or bleak; ...
  14. (darkness) The state of being dark; lack of light; Gloom; The product of being dark; The state or quality of reflecting little light, of tending to a blackish or brownish color; Evilness, lack of understanding or compassion, reference to death or suffering
  15. (Darkness (ערפל araphel, Strong's #6205)) There are two words in the Hebrew translated as darkness. The most common is the word hhoshekh ^[str:2822] and means "darkness." The other word is araphel and means something more than just darkness. ...
  16. (2 Darkness) Creates supernatural shadow in a 20-ft. radius.
  17. (DARKNESS) A symbol of sin and rejection of God, who is light and whose followers walk in the light of righteousness. See John 1:5; Rom. 13:12.
  18. (DARKNESS) Erroneous and superstitious teachings. As used in Rev. 16:10 it implies recognition of the great darkness in papacy.
  19. (DARKNESS) Referring to Satan’s realm; usually associated with evil and deception.
  20. (Darkness) (N. America) An extremely dark skinned black person; gained popularity from its use on 'Chappelle's Show'.
  21. (Darkness) In a sense, anti-magic. A destructive power that is the bane of wizards. It consumes the essences of magic that pervade the universe. For those whose souls are composed of magic, it's a lethal presence, though many life forms (including humans) are immune to dark poison. ...
  22. (Darkness) is the absence or want of light, total or partial, want of sight, blindness, the want of spiritual or intellectual light, gloom of sorrow, trouble, or distress, a condition or environment which conceals from sight, observation, or knowledge, obscurity, concealment, secrecy. ...
  23. (Darkness) symbolises the unknown and unconscious. If you feel safe in it it suggest you enjoy uncertainty or not knowing. If the sun comes through you will overcome your shadow self. To feel lost or be groping around in darkness denotes desperation and insecurity. ...
  24. (The Darkness) Members: Reckless Jack and The Prophet
  25. (darkness) The amount of low-frequency, or corresponding lack of high-frequency, components of a sound. Reverberation from distant objects usually has fewer high frequencies and sounds darker than reverb from close objects. The opposite of brightness.