Dark and Good


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Dark adjective – Not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable.
Usage example: dark deeds that resulted in the Russian czar being known to history as Ivan the Terrible

Good is an antonym for dark in topics: hair, ignorant, evil, grim, angry.
Nearby Words: darken, darkness, darkened, darkening, darkly
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Good adjective – Morally admirable.
Dark is an antonym for good.
Nearby Words: goodness, goodly, goody
Antonyms for Good
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How words are described

best best dark best good
right right dark right good
direct direct dark direct good
complete complete dark complete good
Other adjectives: single, real, evil, little, black, excellent, pretty, new, final, classic, last.

Things that words describes

sense dark sense good sense
character dark character good character
life dark life good life
people dark people good people
Other nouns: part, time, way, example, game, story, lord, night, ending.

Both words in one sentence

  • While Christianity usually uses light as a metaphor for good and dark for evil, lots of cathedrals, especially old Gothic and Eastern Orthodox ones, are pretty grim, dark and gloomy inside.
  • In the past, this was very much a good/evil distinction, but in more recent times Light Is Not Good and Dark Is Not Evil are in full force.
  • Good Hurts Evil When Light Is Good and Dark Is Evil, it was held that just as darkness was the absence of light (which is accurate), so evil was the absence of good.
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