What is the antonym of “darkest”?
The antonyms of darkest are brightest, lightest, and whitest. These antonyms convey the opposite meaning of darkest in terms of brightness, color, or shade.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Giving out or reflecting a lot of light; shining.
The brightest star in the sky is Sirius.
Having little weight; not heavy.
She prefers to wear lightest clothes during summer.
Of the color of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of all visible rays of light.
The bride wore a whitest dress on her wedding day.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Brightest refers to the most intense or luminous light.
- 2Lightest refers to the least heavy object or weight.
- 3Whitest refers to the purest or brightest white color.
Good things to know
- 1Describing Colors: Use darkest and whitest to describe shades of colors.
- 2Talking About Brightness: Use darkest and brightest to describe the intensity of light.
- 3Comparing Weights: Use darkest and lightest to compare the weight of objects.