What does benighted mean?

benighted meaning in General Dictionary

overtaken when the sun goes down or darkness

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  • lacking enlightenment or understanding or culture
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benighted meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Benight


Sentence Examples with the word benighted

All these might pass for religious wars, and they might really be so; it needed greater ingenuity to set forth the invasion of England as a missionary enterprise designed for the spiritual good of the benighted islanders.

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