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

The Word of the Day started with this post.

Advertisements

Don't be shy! I'd love to hear from you.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s