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benighted adj. 1 in a state of pitiful or contemptible intellectual or moral ignorance: they saw themselves as bringers of culture to poor benighted peoples.2 overtaken by darkness: a storm developed and we were forced to wait benighted near the summit. benightedness n. late 16th century (in sense 2): past participle of archaic benight ‘cover in the darkness of night, obscure’ (see BE-, night).
Fiction Writing Prompt: Write a scene, story, poem, or haiku using the word “benighted.”
Journaling Prompt: Write about a section of culture where you see the word “benighted” in action.
Art Prompt: Benighted
Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Write about a cultural or world situation inspired by today’s word.
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