Dark and Encouraging


Dark adjective - Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: her mind was filled with dark thoughts as she waited for the results of the medical test

Encouraging is an antonym for dark in topics: hair, ignorant, evil, grim, angry.


Encouraging adjective - Having qualities which inspire hope.
Usage example: encouraging signs that the economy is improving

Dark is an antonym for encouraging.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Dragon's Dogma The Assassin vocation gets some perks that grant you greater abilities at night, actively encouraging you to venture out in the dark rather than during the day.
  • Light Novel / Hai To Gensou No Grimgar Dark and Troubled Past: In her previous party, Mary was much more cheerful and encouraging.
  • Dark Magical Girl The princess herself becomes a sort of dark magical girl as Addison sees hallucinations (or maybe visions?) of Princess Cherry Cherry encouraging her to seek bloody vengeance for the murder of her boyfriend and his dad, and telling her to transform when enraged or in danger.
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