Colonial rhetoric was often virtuous: colonizers would bring civilization to benighted Africans.
I knew immediately where to locate my benighted family and growing restlessness.
In our benighted moment, that modest self-definition rose to mythic proportions.
In 1975 he went from benighted Warsaw to far more benighted Luanda to cover the civil war in Angola.
Last week, I took it upon myself to introduce you benighted savages to one of the great comedies of modern times.
A man such as the sun may not rise upon again in this benighted land.
Are there no ladders to be found in this benighted and over-cultivated region?
Having started rather late in the afternoon, we were benighted before we reached Manlius Square, where we lodged.
Could any trap for a benighted soul be more ingeniously planned?
His efforts to spread the word of God in that benighted land, ever has and ever will bring forth blessed fruits.