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Meaning of DARKENING

Pronunciation:  d'├órkuning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  changing to a darker color
  2. [adj]  becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over; "the darkening sky"

DARKENING is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: blackening, dark
 See Also: change of color, obfuscation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dark"en*ing\, n.
Twilight; gloaming. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Wright.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: blackening, blocking the light, burial, burying, clouding, concealedness, concealment, covering, covering up, covertness, deception, denigration, dimming, eclipsing, extinguishment, hiddenness, hiding, interment, invisibility, masking, melanization, mystification, nigrification, obfuscation, obnubilation, obscuration, obscurement, obumbration, occultation, occulting, overcast, overclouding, overshading, overshadowing, overshadowment, putting away, screening, secrecy, secretion, shading, shadowing, smirch, smirching, smudge, smudging, smut, smutch, smutching, subterfuge, uncommunicativeness