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 Meanings and Examples of BENIGHTED
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benighted
 a.  in a state of intellectual or moral ignorance, typically owing to a lack of opportunity
Classic Sentence:
1  They felt it might be a being partially benighted in the vale of ignorance, but it could not be one who would willingly devote his rich natural gifts to the purposes of wanton treachery.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
2  "Pity, now, Tom couldn't," said Aunt Chloe, on whose benevolent heart the idea of Tom's benighted condition seemed to make a strong impression.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  By my beads," said the hermit, stopping short in a grand flourish, "here come more benighted guests.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence:
1  Matilda, a brilliant mathematician and prodigious reader, is loathed by her benighted parents.
2  Along with the time flies we grew up gradually,become increasingly miss myself benighted.