Definition of darkness:
- A state of distress or trouble.
- A state of ignorance or error, especially on moral or religious subjects; hence, wickedness; impurity.
- A state of privacy; secrecy.
- The absence of light; blackness; obscurity; gloom.
- Want of clearness or perspicuity; obscurity; as, the darkness of a subject, or of a discussion.
shadower, wickedness, sinfulness, nefariousness, sliminess, eclipse, dark, murk, light, pessimism, ugliness, shabbiness, shadow, phantasm, loathsomeness, phantasma, dusk, unfairness, vileness, duskiness, iniquity, shadiness, injustice, tincture, sin, repulsiveness, swarthiness, fantasm, apparition, evil, trace, immorality, obscureness, shade, twilight, vestige, phantom, tail, lousiness, nightfall, nighttime.
- evil (part of speech: adjective)
- opacity (part of speech: noun)
- ignorance (part of speech: noun)
- invisibility (part of speech: noun)
- secrecy (part of speech: noun)
- blackness (part of speech: noun)
- darkness (part of speech: noun)
sullenness (part of speech: noun)
- "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
- "Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I", Sir John Ross.
- "The Legacy of Cain", Wilkie Collins.