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Meaning of BLACKNESS

Pronunciation:  'blaknis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
  2. [n]  total absence of light; "they fumbled around in total darkness"; "in the black of night"
 

BLACKNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: black, black, lightlessness, pitch blackness, total darkness
 
 Antonyms: white, whiteness
 
 See Also: achromatic color, achromatic colour, coal black, dark, darkness, ebony, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Black"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being black; black color;
atrociousness or enormity in wickedness.

      They're darker now than blackness.       --Donne.

 

 

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