Definition of benighted adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    benighted

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//bɪˈnaɪt̮əd//
     
    (old-fashioned)
     
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  1. 1(of people) without understanding
  2. 2(of places) without the benefits of modern life
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