darksome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dark +‎ -some.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

darksome (comparative more darksome, superlative most darksome)

  1. (poetic) Dark; gloomy; obscure; shaded; cheerless.
    That sometimes from the salvage den,
    And sometimes from the darksome shade,
    And sometimes staring up at once
    In green and sunny glade - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Love