Definition of 'benighted'
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This country has always abandoned its benighted poor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Because we are foolish and benighted and live in utter darkness. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)He will say earnestly, poor benighted souls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Saudi Arabian men have been banned from shopping malls in the benighted country unless they are accompanied by a woman. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was a benighted place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My objectives are to find out what I can and to dispense succour to other poor benighted folk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is for the strongman of Damascus to help to bring peace to his benighted country, and then stand down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why had he sailed his boat to this benighted place, I asked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So often have I returned to the unpleasant mess that is Heathrow and wondered what visitors think of our benighted country. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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