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English → English (WordNet) Definition: benight benight v 1: overtake with darkness or night 2: envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness; “The benighted peoples of this area” 3: make difficult to perceive by sight; “The foliage of the huge tree obscures the view of the lake” [syn: obscure, bedim]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Benighting benight \be*night"\ (b[-e]*n[imac]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Benighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Benighting.] 1. To involve in darkness; to shroud with the shades of night; to obscure. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The clouds benight the sky. --Garth. [1913 Webster] 2. To overtake with night or darkness, especially before the end of a day's journey or task. [1913 Webster] Some virgin, sure, . . . benighted in these woods. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To involve in moral darkness, or ignorance; to debar from intellectual light. [1913 Webster] Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? --Heber. [1913 Webster]


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