Black: noun – colour

“(of) the darkest colour there is, like night.”

Black: adjective – dark skin

“of or belonging to a group of people having skin that is brown.”

Black: adjective – bad (without hope)

“The future looked black.”

Black: adjective – bad or evil

“A black-hearted villain.”

Source: Cambridge dictionary 

Black: adjective

  • characterised by the absence of light – “a black night”
  • old-fashioned + literary thoroughly sinister or evil : wicked – “when the king heard of his black deed…”
  • indicative of condemnation or discredit – “got a black mark for being late”
  • characterised by hostility or angry discontent: black resentment filled his heart”
  • distorted or darkened by anger: “his face was black with rage”

Source: Merriam-Webster dictionary