OTHER WORDS FROM benightedbe·night·ed·ly, adverbbe·night·ed·ness, noun
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Israel looms large here as a malevolent actor that manipulated the benighted Americans into sharing its hostility toward Iran.
Colonial rhetoric was often virtuous: colonizers would bring civilization to benighted Africans.
But I quickly realized that no one really thought that—and if they did think that, they were too benighted to worry about.Is Bravo’s Jewish Princesses Long Island the Most Offensive TV Show Ever?|Andrew Romano|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Last week, I took it upon myself to introduce you benighted savages to one of the great comedies of modern times.
I knew immediately where to locate my benighted family and growing restlessness.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman|Bernard Avishai|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1975 he went from benighted Warsaw to far more benighted Luanda to cover the civil war in Angola.
One must take a sup of hot liquor when benighted in such freezing snow as this.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
By some direct and primitively human way her benighted mind had reached its determination.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
All this the benighted wanderers observed as they continued to approach cautiously on tiptoe.Martin Rattler|R.M. Ballantyne
A farmer returning homeward to the parish of Malew from Peel was benighted and lost his way among the mountains.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
The week in which during all the years of many and long ages benighted people sacrificed their Christs to Shylock gods.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown