Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 04/05/18 Benighted

Benighted (adjective)
benighted [bih-nahy-tid]


adjective
1. intellectually or morally ignorant; unenlightened: benighted ages of barbarism and superstition.
2. overtaken by darkness or night.

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1. backward, primitive, crude, uncultivated.

Origin: 1565-75; benight (be- + night ) + -ed

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