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Synonyms for benighted
bɪˈnaɪ tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benighted, nighted(adj)

    overtaken by night or darkness

    "benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home"

    Synonyms:
    nighted, dark

    Antonyms:
    enlightened, punctual

  2. benighted, dark(adj)

    lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture

    "this benighted country"; "benighted ages of barbarism and superstition"; "the dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"

    Synonyms:
    dreary, non-white, saturnine, sullen, dingy, drear, grim, sour, coloured, gloomy, morose, black, dismal, dark, sinister, moody, drab, dark-skinned, dour, obscure, blue, glum, glowering, nighted, sorry, disconsolate

    Antonyms:
    enlightened, punctual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. benighted(a.)

    Synonyms:
    overtaken with night

  2. benighted(a.)

    Synonyms:
    involved in darkness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. benighted(a)

    Synonyms:
    unenlightened, belated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    uninformed, ignorant

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How to say benighted in sign language?

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How to use benighted in a sentence?

  1. Marcel Proust:

    The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.


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