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Noun
The partial or total absence of light
“The lights went out, and the room was immediately plunged into darkness.”
Noun
The hours of darkness during the night
“The men would later move to the porch in the darkness to take advantage of the cool night weather.”
Noun
The quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning
“The darkness of certain passages in the book made it a difficult read.”
Noun
The state of being concealed from view or knowledge
“Details of the case were shrouded in darkness.”
Noun
The characterization or state of being evil
“It is said that Pluto, God of the underworld, tired of the darkness of his reign, decided one day to emerge into the light and discover the world.”
Noun
Used to refer to a state or cause of gloom, suspicion, trouble, or worry
Noun
The cessation of life and all associated processes
Noun
Sightlessness
Noun
A dark cloud of smoke, dust, etc
Noun
The state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening around one
Noun
Mass of water particles in air
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The state or characteristic of being secretive
Noun
Denseness or compression
Noun
Intensity of colour
Noun
The expression of sorrow for someone's death
Proper Noun
The God of Darkness
Darkness would appear before him in the depths of his depravity.”
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