Sinônimos de black
having no hue, owing to the absorption of all or almost all lightHe had thick black hair.
a tall, dark and handsome stranger
a striking woman with long raven hair
He had rich, soft ebony hair.
thick sable lashes
I could see dusky girls with flowers about their necks.
a pitch-black winter morning
the inky black of night
He had a broad swarthy face.
stygian, , ,
Their plane crashed in murky weather.
without hopeAfter the demise of her business, she fell into a black depression.
He is gloomy about the fate of the economy.
The loss left me feeling sad and empty.
depressing, , ,
the depressing thought of his mother's death
the tower blocks on the city's grim edges
The immediate outlook remains bleak.
Even able pupils feel hopeless about job prospects.
You can't occupy yourself with dismal thoughts all the time.
The pair were in sombre mood.
He was in no mood for any morbid introspection.
He looked mournful, even near to tears.
She was morose, pale and reticent.
He plays it so slowly that it becomes lugubrious.
His work load had become so enormous that life seemed joyless.
He addressed the group in funereal tones.
He stared over his glasses with a doleful look.
They were like a restless, cheerless throng of lost souls.
He had just undergone one of the blackest days of his political career.
I have the most terrible nightmares.
Eating too much of any food can be bad for you.
the devastating force of the floods
the tragic loss of so many lives
It dealt a fatal blow to his chances.
Through some unfortunate accident, the information reached me a day late.
They told us the dreadful news.
destructive, , ,
the awesome destructive power of nuclear weapons
The decision would have no adverse effect on the investigation.
We found ourselves in a dire predicament.
A tidal wave caused catastrophic damage.
the hapless victim struggled helplessly
These foods are considered detrimental to health.
The surveyor's report didn't highlight anything untoward.
the ruinous effects of the conflict
a calamitous air crash
Few had expected the change to be as cataclysmic as it was.
an ill-starred attempt to create jobs in a deprived area
They are now home after their ill-fated trip abroad.
wicked or harmfulthe blackest laws in the country's history
She flew at me, shouting how evil and wicked I was.
I felt that I was a selfish, ungrateful, and generally bad person.
the country's most evil criminals
the flamboyant and morally corrupt court of Charles the Second
a vicious criminal incapable of remorse
It is immoral to persist with a system that impoverishes so many people.
It has been condemned as the most depraved film of its kind.
a dysfunctional and morally debased organization
Richard III, one of Shakespeare's most villainous characters
the unprincipled behaviour of the prosecutor's office
He was said to have committed other acts too nefarious to contemplate.
She regretted her dissolute life.
an iniquitous fine
The priest's conversational style was regarded as most irreligious.
a black comedy
a black look on your face
an angry rant
Everyone was getting bored and cross.
He is furious at the way he has been treated.
The Governor faced hostile crowds when visiting the town.
His bushy eyebrows gave his face a menacing look.
He is a moody man behind that jokey front.
He turned away in a resentful silence.
a sulky adolescent
He had a baleful look.
louring or lowering
dirty or soiledThe whole front of him was black with dirt.
dirty, , ,
The woman had matted hair and dirty fingernails.
He always wore a filthy old jacket.
His white coat was grubby and stained.
wallpaper with dingy yellow stripes
a grimy industrial city
The design means that you can't see the odd mucky mark.
scuzzy (slang, mainly US),
begrimed, , ,
An unfortunate collision had blacked her eye.
I had only bruised my knee.
How do you stop the horses marking the turf?
A bomb exploded, seriously injuring five people.
The scar didn't mar his self-confidence, he rather liked it.
She wasn't about to blemish that pristine record.
Nobody wanted to blemish his reputation at that time.
It's illegal to deface banknotes.
Test first as this cleaner may discolour the fabric.
(of trade unionists) to organize a boycott of (specified goods, work, etc.)
See black out
See in the black
When referring to people with dark skin, the adjective black or Black is widely used. For people of the US whose origins lie in Africa, the preferred term is African-American. To use a Black or Blacks as a noun is considered offensive, and it is better to talk about a Black person and Black people.
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Black is a colour which has nearly no hue due to its absorption of light. It has long been associated with night-time and darkness in Western cultures. It is also symbolic of death, with the bereaved expected to wear black clothes to signify mourning in many cultures. Some of the senses of black include: gloomy as in black despair; dirty as in black with dirt; terrible as in Black Tuesday; wicked as in blackest act; macabre as in black comedy; and angry as in black look. A black sheep is a person who is a disgrace or an outcast in a group, from the proverb `there is a black sheep in every flock'. Another phrase involving black is in the black which means to be in credit financially, from the practice of marking credit items in black ink in a balance book. Black is sometimes used as a term relating to ethnic origin.
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in the sense of adverse
unfavourable to one's interestsThe decision would have no adverse effect on the investigation.
in the sense of bad
harmfulEating too much of any food can be bad for you.
in the sense of bad
evil or immoralI felt that I was a selfish, ungrateful, and generally bad person.
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