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See definition of darkish on Dictionary.com
  • as indingy
  • as indusky
  • as inswarthy

synonyms for darkish

  • dilapidated
  • dirty
  • drab
  • dreary
  • grimy
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • broken-down
  • colorless
  • dark
  • dim
  • discolored
  • dull
  • dusky
  • faded
  • gloomy
  • muddy
  • murky
  • obscure
  • somber
  • sullied
  • tarnished
  • threadbare
  • tired
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antonyms for darkish

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  • bright
  • clean
  • nice
  • pure
  • sterile
  • immaculate
  • neat
  • spotless
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How to use darkish in a sentence

It being a little darkish, I staid not to take notice of him, but we went directly back again.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The Harry Longlegs—dubbed with darkish brown hair, and a brown hackle over it, head rather large.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
They supply it either in a fairly pure state, or as a darkish moist mass containing many impurities.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
If the cementation be continued too long, the steel acquires a darkish fracture, it is more fusible, and incapable of welding.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
Rugel had a huge cleft darkish scar across his lip, and there were two bands on his cloak.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
The plumage of this bird is darkish brown, the naked head being red.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
Soames could see his pale tongue passing over his darkish lips.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
When a cub, it is of a darkish brown, which becomes a light brown as it approaches maturity.
BIBLE ANIMALS;J. G. WOOD
The Wheat Weevil (Calandra granaria), of a darkish brown, lays its eggs on the grains, of which the larv then eat the interior.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
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WORDS RELATED TO DARKISH

  • broken-down
  • colorless
  • dark
  • darkish
  • dilapidated
  • dim
  • dirty
  • discolored
  • drab
  • dreary
  • dull
  • dusky
  • faded
  • gloomy
  • grimy
  • muddy
  • murky
  • obscure
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • somber
  • sullied
  • tarnished
  • threadbare
  • tired
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.