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  1. Synonym of nightside
  2. The side that is in darkness, unlit, or having lesser illumination
  3. The side that is evil, metaphorically dark
  4. The side that is sad or distressing, metaphorically dark
  5. Synonym of farside
  6. A style of electronic music (a branch of hardcore) characterized by discordant sounds.
  7. Examples:
    1. “When she finally flips over to the darkside and channels gravely voiced barmaids, the call goes out for a preacher who will drive Beelzebub and his bilious body odors away.”
      “You refuse to see the darkside of life, thus you create in your mind a world were there isn't injustice or evil.”
      “They are only creatures born some where in the darkside of a writer's psyche.”
  1. (uncountable) The state of being dark; lack of light.
  2. (uncountable) Gloom.
  3. (countable) The product of being dark.
  4. (uncountable) The state or quality of reflecting little light, of tending to a blackish or brownish color.
  5. (uncountable) Evilness, lack of understanding or compassion, reference to death or suffering.
  6. Synonyms:
  7. Examples:
    1. “The lights went out, and the room was immediately plunged into darkness.”
      “The men would later move to the porch in the darkness to take advantage of the cool night weather.”
      “The darkness of certain passages in the book made it a difficult read.”
  1. A complete or (more often) partial absence of light.
  2. (uncountable) Ignorance.
  3. (uncountable) Nightfall.
  4. A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, etc.
  5. Synonyms:
  6. Examples:
    1. “The power was cut off in the middle of the night, and we were left in the dark.”
      “After dark, the ladies would leave their men at home to go to the club full of ballers with their pockets full grown.”
      “The public were deliberately kept in the dark about the actions of their government.”
  1. Darkness.
  2. (fantasy) A creature that lives in the dark.
  1. A dark room, where photographs are developed.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Complete darkroom and printing facilities are available for the entire workshop.”
      “Traditional darkroom techniques such as adjustment of contrast and gray scale are permitted.”
      “The pushpin color photograms are created by placing the pins directly into the photographic paper surface in the color darkroom.”
  1. The state or condition of being darkish; moderate darkness.
  1. The quality of being darksome.
  1. Archaic spelling of darkness.
  1. One who or that which darkens.
  2. Examples:
    1. “It takes about 5 more minutes of sanding to remove all of the darkener from the top relief of your etching.”
      “You can use herbal henna once every 2 weeks as a hair conditioner and hair darkener.”
      “If you overtone, remove darkener with olive oil and repeat procedure.”
  1. Obsolete form of darkness.
  1. Obsolete spelling of dark
  1. The act of something becoming darker.
  1. plural of darknesse
  2. plural of darkness
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “Fraser, for her part, has certainly come through the darknesses of three years ago.”
      “Even if you have only one light for ten darknesses, it will be enough to illume them all.”
      “He passed out of the forest and into the moonlit open where were no shadows nor darknesses.”
  1. plural of darkening
  1. plural of darkener
  1. plural of darkling
  2. Examples:
    1. “It is also, contiguously, the means by which a politician might displace the properly class element of any issue by giving an inkling of the darklings in our midst.”
      “I hope the Ravenloftian DM will be able to use the new Darklings to terrify those players who read every Monstrous Compendium and know what every monster does.”
  1. plural of darkroom
  2. Examples:
    1. “I said that darkrooms were being closed in droves and that the industry trend was clearly digital.”
      “Harry knows Ryan personally and will vouch for the fact that he is totally house-trained and understands the need to keep darkrooms spotless!”
      “From one darkroom with one developing tank, the new lab now had three darkrooms on site.”
  1. plural of dark
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Contrast between lights and darks was a bit fuzzy, not doing justice to the fine cinematography.”
      “Lights and darks are evenly blended with edge enhancement and grain kept to the bare minimum.”
      “Brian sees the world in black and white, and Caravaggio painted in lights and darks.”
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