benightedly
adverb see benighted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • benightedly — See benighted. * * * …   Universalium

  • benightedly — adverb In a benighted manner …   Wiktionary

  • benightedly — adv. unenlightened manner (intellectually or morally) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • benighted — benightedly, adv. benightedness, n. /bi nuy tid/, adj. 1. intellectually or morally ignorant; unenlightened: benighted ages of barbarism and superstition. 2. overtaken by darkness or night. [1565 75; benight (BE + NIGHT) + ED2] Syn. 1. backward,… …   Universalium

  • benighted — adjective Date: 15th century 1. overtaken by darkness or night 2. existing in a state of intellectual, moral, or social darkness ; unenlightened • benightedly adverb • benightedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • benightedness — See benightedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bradley, F.H. — Bradley T.L.S.Sprigge INTRODUCTORY F.H.Bradley (1846–1924) was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, for all his adult life. Though his personality and life are interesting, information about them is not required for an understanding of his… …   History of philosophy

  • benighted — be|night|ed [bıˈnaıtıd] adj literary [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: benighted trapped by the darkness of the night (16 20 centuries), from night] having no knowledge or understanding >benightedly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • benighted — adjective having no knowledge or understanding benightedly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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