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Definition of "starkness" [stark•ness]

  • The state or quality of being stark. (noun)
  • The result or product of being stark. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "starkness" in a sentence
  • "But there is beauty in starkness and in penance and withdrawal and in thought, knowing that our Savior will be soon be born -- the infant child lying in the manger, the Prince of Peace."
  • "Lanfranc had, however, possessed the king with certain general facts, which disposed William to give the accused a patient hearing, and when his "starkness" was not roused, William could be just."
  • "Aubazine and Gabrielle's longing for a certain kind of starkness, Charles-Roux always believed that:"