[ UK /dˈɑːkən/ ]
[ US /ˈdɑɹkən/ ]
  1. make dark or darker
    darken a room
  2. tarnish or stain
    a scandal that darkened the family's good name
  3. become dark or darker
    The sky darkened
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How To Use darken In A Sentence

  • In the darkened room behind this diorama, a wall-sized video projection showed a seascape of lapping waves.
  • I'm sat in one of those chairs with a little side table to rest your notebook on, arranged in a semicircle in a darkened room.
  • He overcomes its characteristic darkening during preparation by throwing in a carrot.
  • She had been gone about an hour, when the sky suddenly darkened, the wind rose and the thunder rolled in prelude to the storm. The Hidden Hand
  • It is necessary to darken his moral and mental vision, and, as far as possible, to annihilate his power of reason.
  • In the darkened theatre, I asked myself what became of her, but I found her in the seat behind me, gin-soaked and belching while she dozed.
  • ; the river raced in turbid waves; the sand drove in clouds; and the face of the sky was darkened as if by a London fog. A Thousand Miles Up the Nile
  • I like to go off on my own - to sit back and bliss out in a darkened move theater.
  • They pressed ahead, blundering into the woods through the darkening maze of trees and shrubs. Christianity Today
  • The atmosphere in this video is darkened yet strangely luminous, the video palette seemingly blued and grayed.
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