What does darkly mean?

Definitions for darkly
ˈdɑrk lidark·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word darkly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. darkly, in darknessadverb

    without light

    "the river was sliding darkly under the mist"

  2. darklyadverb

    in a dark glowering menacing manner

    "he stared darkly at her"

Wiktionary

  1. darklyadverb

    to appear as dark

  2. darklyadverb

    mysterious

  3. darklyadverb

    faintly seen in the dark

  4. Etymology: dark + -ly

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Darklyadverb

    In a situation void of light; obscurely; blindly.

    Etymology: from dark.

    For well you know, and can record alone,
    What fame to future times conveys but darkly down. Dryd.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darklyadverb

    with imperfect light, clearness, or knowledge; obscurely; dimly; blindly; uncertainly

  2. Darklyadverb

    with a dark, gloomy, cruel, or menacing look

How to pronounce darkly?

How to say darkly in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of darkly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of darkly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of darkly in a Sentence

  1. Charles Dickens, A Tale Of Two Cities:

    A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!

  2. David Fisher:

    My suspicion is, at the end of the day, because darkly-pigmented humans can still sunburn like crazy, melanin is not like a roof over your head. So it only has a certain amount of efficacy, so I'm not shocked that the increase was modest.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

darkly#10000#39236#100000

Translations for darkly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for darkly »

Translation

Find a translation for the darkly definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these darkly definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "darkly." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 26 Sep. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/darkly>.

    Are we missing a good definition for darkly? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    • A. observe
    • B. moan
    • C. restore
    • D. demolish

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for darkly: