Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "darksome":

  1. Again his melancholy face with keen but hopeless eyes passed through the darksome valleys where, if legend be true, a race as old as his has lived since the children of Abraham set forth to wander over the earth. - "From One Generation to Another", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. So simply did the maiden speak- So simply and so earnestly, You saw the light begin to break, And Soul the Heaven to see; You saw how slowly, day by day, The darksome waters caught the ray Confused and broken- come and gone- The beams as yet uncertain are, But still the billows murmur on, And struggle for the star. - "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
  3. It was darksome even to terror! - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.