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Definition of 'darkening'

See also: darken 


  1. changing to a darker color
       Synonyms: blackening


  1. becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over; "the darkening sky"
  2. characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"
       Synonyms: gloomy grim

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