benighted

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

benighted (comparative more benighted, superlative most benighted)

  1. plunged into darkness
  2. overtaken by night
    • 1936, Robert Frost, "Desert Places"
      And lonely as it is, that loneliness
      Will be more lonely ere it will be less —
      A blanker whiteness of benighted snow
      With no expression, nothing to express.
  3. lacking knowledge or education; unenlightened

Verb[edit]

benighted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of benight

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