[ UK /dˈɑːkənd/ ]
[ US /ˈdɑɹkənd/ ]
  1. become or made dark by lack of light
    a darkened house
    the darkened theater
  2. (of fabrics and paper) grown dark in color over time
    the darkened margins of the paper
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How To Use darkened In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • In the darkened room behind this diorama, a wall-sized video projection showed a seascape of lapping waves.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The atmosphere in this video is darkened yet strangely luminous, the video palette seemingly blued and grayed.
  • I am oppressed by a nameless and mysterious suffering, .. my brain is darkened, -- my thoughts but half-formed and never wholly uttered, and I, -- I who once deemed human intelligence and reason all-supreme, all-clear, all-absolute, am now compelled to use that reason reasonlessly, and to work with that intelligence in helpless ignorance as to what end my mental toil shall serve! Ardath
  • He quickly shed his clothes and climbed gratefully into a bed that hadn't been used in too long, turning on his side so his back was to the darkened glass.
  • The lights up and down the street fizzled and popped, their sparks the last bit of light on a suddenly darkened street.
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