Definitions of benight

v overtake with darkness or night

Type of:
overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

v make darker and difficult to perceive by sight

Type of:
make dark or darker

v envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness

“The benighted peoples of this area”
Type of:
enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap
enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

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