Word of the Day: benighted

be·night·ed adjective \bi-ˈnī-təd, bē-\: having no knowledge or education.

 Full Definition of BENIGHTED
1
:  overtaken by darkness or night
2
:  existing in a state of intellectual, moral, or social darkness :  unenlightened
be·night·ed·lyadverb
be·night·ed·nessnoun

Examples of BENIGHTED

  1. <the poor benighted souls who do not know the joys of reading>

First Known Use of BENIGHTED

15th century

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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