- v overtake with darkness or night
- v envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness
The benighted peoples of this area
- v make darker and difficult to perceive by sight
- s overtaken by night or darkness
benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home
- s lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture
this benighted country
benighted ages of barbarism and superstition
- What, if anything, about this benighted moment of American life will anyone in the future look back on with nostalgia? Well, those of us who have cable are experiencing a golden .
- But it's in line with those who think of Obama as a messiah who can give black people some manners, a God-child descending from the heavens to teacheth benighted African Americans .
- But often, we suspect that we're being connedthat film stars and musicians have calculated that supporting some benighted group is a way of redoubling our reverence for them.
News & Articles
- Blight is an emergency in Detroit
Before you can bust blight, you have to bust the bureaucracy. Tearing down a benighted structure in Detroit is a 36-step process that can take up to two years to complete. That explains why there are still roughly 70,000 abandoned, rotting buildings on Detroit's landscape; houses are being vacated faster than they're being torn down.
Sept. 12, 2013 - Detroit News
- Chris Huhne in Independent
Sex scenes, love scenes. Yes, at this age it's unusual for somebody to do a love scene, to be making love. Yeah, that is unusual. But that is just how benighted we are. Because, you know, we still are alive. It's you and I, baby. It's... Meryl Streep http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meryl_Streep&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHiODp13hXQvz08QLk4KUyyBh216A Hindustan Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hindustantimes.com/Meryl-Streep-is-game-for-lovemaking-at-60/H1-Article1-489355.aspx&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFVoe76L366M81f5z0kQszYZ8x29w Dec 22, 2009
9491 13182 benighted Chris Huhne, the Lib Dem home affairs spokesman, added: It is no surprise that pilots are up in arms since they are one of the few groups selected as guinea pigs for this benighted experiment."
- Panfilo Lacson in GMA news.tv
The intelligence project itself is a paradox. For, it was not the lighthouse that we know. It was the lighthouse that brought darkness into this benighted land,Lacson said.