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Synonyms for benightedbɪˈnaɪ tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benighted, nighted(adj)

    overtaken by night or darkness

    "benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home"

    benighted, nighted, dark

    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"

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

    enlightened, punctual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. benighted(a.)

    overtaken with night

  2. benighted(a.)

    involved in darkness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

uninformed, ignorant

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