Blacken vs Unblackened - What's the difference?

blacken | unblackened |


As a verb blacken

is to make black.

As an adjective unblackened is

not blackened.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

blacken

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To make black.
  • To make dirty.
  • To defame or sully.
  • Malice delights to blacken the characters of prominent men. — Napoleon Bonaparte
  • To cook (meat or fish) by coating with pepper, etc., and quickly searing in a hot pan.
  • To become black.
  • The sky blackened as the storm clouds rolled in.

    Synonyms

    * (make black ): black, denigrate * (make dirty ): dirty, soil * (defame ): defame, denigrate, sully, taint, tarnish

    unblackened

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not blackened.