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Definition 1: a swarthy complexion - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for darkness in the sense of this definition

(darkness is a kind of ...) the coloring of a person's face

Definition 2: having a dark or somber color - [noun denoting attribute]

(darkness is a kind of ...) relative darkness or lightness of a color

"I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"

Definition 3: an unenlightened state - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where darkness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was in the dark concerning their intentions
  • his lectures dispelled the darkness

Synonyms for darkness in the sense of this definition

(darkness is a kind of ...) a lack of understanding

Definition 4: an unilluminated area - [noun denoting location]

Samples where darkness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he moved off into the darkness

Synonyms for darkness in the sense of this definition

(darkness is a kind of ...) the place where some action occurs

"the police returned to the scene of the crime"

Definition 5: absence of light or illumination - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for darkness in the sense of this definition

(darkness is a kind of ...) the degree of visibility of your environment

(... is a kind of darkness ) darkness

"it vanished into the night"

(... is a kind of darkness ) total absence of light

"they fumbled around in total darkness" "in the black of night"

(... is a kind of darkness ) darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

(... is a kind of darkness ) partial darkness

Definition 6: absence of moral or spiritual values - [noun denoting state]

Samples where darkness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the powers of darkness

Synonyms for darkness in the sense of this definition

(darkness is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of darkness ) disgusting wickedness and immorality

"he understood the foulness of sin" "his display of foulness deserved severe punishment" "mouths which speak such foulness must be cleansed"

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