Darksome
Darksome Dark"some, a. Dark; gloomy; obscure; shaded; cheerless. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

He brought him through a darksome narrow pass To a broad gate, all built of beaten gold. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • darksome — [därk′səm] adj. Old Poet. 1. dark; darkish 2. dismal …   English World dictionary

  • darksome — ˈdärksəm, ˈdȧk adjective Etymology: dark (II) + some 1. : gloomily somber a darksome path darksome prophecies : mysteriously or forbiddingly dark or obscured a darksome castle …   Useful english dictionary

  • darksome — adjective Date: circa 1530 gloomily somber ; dark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • darksome — darksomeness, n. /dahrk seuhm/, adj. dark; darkish. [1520 30; DARK + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • darksome — adjective /ˈdɑːksəm/ Dark; gloomy; obscure; shaded; cheerless. That sometimes from the salvage den …   Wiktionary

  • darksome — adj. dark, gloomy; somber; secret …   English contemporary dictionary

  • darksome — a. Obscure, gloomy. See dark …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • darksome — dark·some …   English syllables

  • darksome — dark•some [[t]ˈdɑrk səm[/t]] adj. dark; darkish • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • darksome — /ˈdaksəm/ (say dahksuhm) adjective Poetic dark; darkish. {dark + some1} …   Australian English dictionary

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