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Definition of "darkness" []

  • The state of being dark; lack of light. (noun)

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  • Gloom. (noun)
  • The product of being dark. (noun)
  • The state or quality of reflecting little light, of tending to a blackish or brownish color. (noun)
  • Evilness, lack of understanding or compassion, reference to death or suffering. (noun)

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Use "darkness" in a sentence
  • "While it is true that, regardless of the conditions in our little room, darkness still exists wherever there is no light, and light still exists wherever there is no darkness, yet for this particular room _there is no darkness when the sun shines in_, and _there is no light when the room is filled with darkness_."
  • "And, says One, _if the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness_! ["
  • "Queen Ranavalona does not like darkness, so we condemned it at once -- unanimously -- for we could not for a moment tolerate anything with _darkness_ in it. ""