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Synonyms for benighted
bɪˈnaɪ tɪdbe·night·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benighted, nightedadjective

    overtaken by night or darkness

    "benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home"

    nighted, dark

    enlightened, punctual

  2. benighted, darkadjective

    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"

    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

    enlightened, punctual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. benightedadjective

    overtaken with night

  2. benightedadjective

    involved in darkness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. benightedadjective

    unenlightened, belated

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  1. List of paraphrases for "benighted":

    uninformed, ignorant

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  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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