- 1.1A period of supposed unenlightenment: the dark ages of racismMore example sentences
- The fifteenth and sixteenth centuries are the dark ages of Armenia.
- The Venetian-Norman alliance, in the new dark ages of the 14th Century, created the opening in which the 15th Century Renaissance occurred.
- That would take us back to the dark ages, to the period prior to the Magna Carta.
- 1.2 (the dark ages) • humorous or • derogatory An obscure or little-regarded period in the past, especially as characterizing an outdated attitude or practice: the judge is living in the dark agesMore example sentences
- It's depressing in the extreme that this dark ages attitude is still alive and well in 2001.
- When will we wake up one day and say to ourselves that thank God we have gone past the dark ages?
- Offering business ‘service training’ for their customer contact personal so that they can offer service rather than the take or leave it attitude that is a hangover from the dark ages.
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