Definisi 'black'
English to English
adjective
1 being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light
Example:
• black leather jackets
• as black as coal
• rich black soil
source: wordnet30
2 of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
Example:
• a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization
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3 Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
4 marked by anger or resentment or hostility
Example:
• black looks
• black words
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5 offering little or no hope
Example:
• the future looked black
• prospects were bleak
• Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult
• took a dim view of things
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6 stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
Example:
• black deeds
• a black lie
• his black heart has concocted yet another black deed
• Darth Vader of the dark side
• a dark purpose
• dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility
• the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him
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7 (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
Example:
• the stock market crashed on Black Friday
• a calamitous defeat
• the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign
• such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory
• it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it
• a fateful error
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8 (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
Example:
• a face black with fury
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9 extremely dark
Example:
• a black moonless night
• through the pitch-black woods
• it was pitch-dark in the cellar
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10 harshly ironic or sinister
Example:
• black humor
• a grim joke
• grim laughter
• fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit
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11 (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading
Example:
• black propaganda
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12 distributed or sold illicitly
Example:
• the black economy pays no taxes
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13 (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
Example:
• Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands
• an ignominious retreat
• inglorious defeat
• an opprobrious monument to human greed
• a shameful display of cowardice
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14 (of coffee) without cream or sugar
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15 soiled with dirt or soot
Example:
• with feet black from playing outdoors
• his shirt was black within an hour
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adverb
16 Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.
source: webster1913
noun
17 the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
source: wordnet30
18 total absence of light
Example:
• they fumbled around in total darkness
• in the black of night
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19 British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
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20 popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
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21 a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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22 (board games) the darker pieces
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23 black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
Example:
• the widow wore black
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24 That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.
source: webster1913
verb
25 make or become black
Example:
• The smoke blackened the ceiling
• The ceiling blackened
source: wordnet30
26 To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
blackness, inkiness, melanin, ethnic slur, archaicism, archaism, white, whiteness, blacken, melanise, melanize, nigrify, whiten, lightlessness, pitch blackness, total darkness, dark, value, checkers, draughts, chess, chess game, africa, article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, achromatic color, individual, soot , negress, black man,

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