darkness

  • 1 Darkness — Dark ness, n. 1. The absence of light; blackness; obscurity; gloom. [1913 Webster] And darkness was upon the face of the deep. Gen. i. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. A state of privacy; secrecy. [1913 Webster] What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Darkness — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Darkness Collage con fotos y boletas de Darkness Información personal Origen …

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  • 3 Darkness — bezeichnet eine amerikanische Comicserie aus dem Verlag Image, siehe The Darkness (Comic) ein auf diesen Comic basierendes Videospiel, siehe The Darkness (Computerspiel) ein Eurodance Projekt, initiiert von Bülent Aris und Toni Cottura, siehe… …

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  • 4 darkness — [n1] place, time that is unlit black, blackness, blackout, brownout, calignosity, Cimmerian shade, cloudiness, crepuscule, dark, dimness, dusk, duskiness, eclipse, gloom, lightlessness, murk, murkiness, nightfall, obscurity, pitch darkness, shade …

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  • 5 Darkness, I — (1994) is the third and final novel in The Blood Opera Sequence by Tanith Lee …

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  • 6 darkness — index ignorance, nescience, obscuration, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 darkness — O.E. deorcnysse, from DARK (Cf. dark) + NESS (Cf. ness). Figurative use is recorded from mid 14c …

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  • 8 Darkness — Dark redirects here. For other uses, see Dark (disambiguation). This article is about the absence of light. For other uses, see Darkness (disambiguation). Light shining on a part of a bush. Where light is not reflected, there is darkness.… …

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  • 9 darkness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, pitch, total, utter ▪ The building was in pitch darkness. ▪ deep, inky ▪ …

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  • 10 Darkness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Darkness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 darkness darkness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 blackness blackness &c.(dark color) 431 Sgm: N 1 obscurity obscurity gloom murk Sgm: N 1 dusk dusk …

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  • 11 Darkness —    The plague (the ninth) of darkness in Egypt (Ex. 10:21) is described as darkness which may be felt. It covered all the land of Egypt, so that they saw not one another. It did not extend to the land of Goshen (ver. 23).    When Jesus hung upon… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 12 darkness — dark|ness [ darknəs ] noun uncount ** 1. ) the lack of light, especially because it is night: Sarah peered into the darkness, trying to see who was crying. in darkness: The front rooms were all in darkness. be plunged into darkness (=to be… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 darkness */*/ — UK [ˈdɑː(r)knəs] / US [ˈdɑrknəs] noun [uncountable] 1) a) the lack of light, especially because it is night Sarah peered into the darkness, trying to see who was crying. in darkness: The front rooms were all in darkness. be plunged into darkness… …

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  • 14 darkness — dark|ness W3 [ˈda:knıs US ˈda:rk ] n [U] 1.) when there is no light ▪ the long hours of darkness during winter in darkness ▪ The lamp suddenly went out, leaving us in darkness. total/pitch/complete darkness ▪ The room was in total darkness. ▪ We… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 darkness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Absence of light Nouns 1. darkness, dark; blackness, obscurity, gloom, murk; dusk (see dimness); cloudiness; shade, shadow, umbra, penumbra; skiagraphy; shading; swarthiness. 2. (total darkness)… …

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  • 16 Darkness — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Darkness est un film américano hispanique réalisé par Jaume Balagueró en 2002. Darkness est une chanson de groupe de rock The Police. Darkness est le… …

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  • 17 darkness — noun (U) 1 a place or time when there is no light: Beyond the glittering street was darkness. | total darkness (=complete darkness): The clouds moved across the moon, leaving us in total darkness. | darkness falls (=it becomes night) 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 darkness — /dahrk nis/, n. 1. the state or quality of being dark: The room was in total darkness. 2. absence or deficiency of light: the darkness of night. 3. wickedness or evil: Satan, the prince of darkness. 4. obscurity; concealment: The darkness of the… …

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  • 19 darkness — noun 1. absence of light or illumination (Freq. 20) • Syn: ↑dark • Ant: ↑light (for: ↑dark) • Derivationally related forms: ↑dark …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 darkness — n. 1) complete, pitch, total darkness 2) darkness falls * * * [ dɑːknɪs] pitch total darkness complete darknessfalls …

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