absence of light or illumination
darkness, dark, shadow(noun)
an unilluminated area
"he moved off into the darkness"
iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark(noun)
absence of moral or spiritual values
"the powers of darkness"
an unenlightened state
"he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
having a dark or somber color
darkness, duskiness, swarthiness(noun)
a swarthy complexion
The state of being dark; lack of light.
The product of being dark.
The state or quality of reflecting little light, of tending to a blackish or brownish color.
Evilness, lack of understanding or compassion, reference to death or suffering.
the absence of light; blackness; obscurity; gloom
a state of privacy; secrecy
a state of ignorance or error, especially on moral or religious subjects; hence, wickedness; impurity
want of clearness or perspicuity; obscurity; as, the darkness of a subject, or of a discussion
a state of distress or trouble
Darkness, as polar to brightness, is understood to be an absence of visible light. It is also the appearance of black in a colored space. Humans are unable to distinguish color when either light or darkness predominate. In the absence of light, perception is achromatic and ultimately, black. The emotional response to darkness has metaphorical connotations in many cultures.
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The absence of light.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Darkness' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2873
Rank popularity for the word 'Darkness' in Nouns Frequency: #1271
The numerical value of Darkness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Darkness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Darkness in a Sentence
I am an ocean of trust, love, and refuge; I respect humanity. I defend people's rights. I am light, not the darkness; you will find peace for your mind, heart, and soul that you never-ever would have thought. Just enter into my life, you will see and meet your love and soul-mate.
[The biggest challenge of the role was] the mindset, the psychosis; I remember when Heath Ledger talked about playing the Joker…I always used to look out of the side of my eye, going ‘yeah actors,’ but there really is a darkness when you are playing someone psychotic you have to go there mentally. It’s almost like we look over a cliff and picture yourself falling so that gives you a fear of it. So this is falling for six months and kind of what that means to you.
There's wisdom in our founders writing in those documents that help found this nation the notion of freedom of religion, because they understood the need for humility, whatever our beliefs, whatever our traditions, we must seek to be instruments of peace, and bringing light where there is darkness, and sowing love where there is hatred.
Light travels halfway around the world while darkness is still putting on its shoes.
We found a way for the quirkiness of Milla to exist within the darkness of the story.
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Translations for Darkness
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- цемра, змрокBelarusian
- мрак, тъмнинаBulgarian
- tenebres, foscor, negrorCatalan, Valencian
- temnota, tmaCzech
- тьмаOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- Dunkelheit, FinsternisGerman
- σκοτάδι, ζόφος, έρεβοςGreek
- tenebro, mallumoEsperanto
- تاریکی, تیرگیPersian
- pimeys, synkkyysFinnish
- sombreur, noirceur, obscurité, ténèbresFrench
- tsjusternisWestern Frisian
- dorchadas, dubhar, dubhScottish Gaelic
- escuridade, negror, tebrasGalician
- अन्धेरा, अंधेराHindi
- sötétség, sHungarian
- խավար, մթությունArmenian
- myrkur, dimma, ljósleysa, niflIcelandic
- oscurità, buioItalian
- 闇, 暗黒Japanese
- 暗黑, 암흑, 어둠Korean
- obscuritas, tenebrae, caligo, tenebrisLatin
- Donkelheet, DäischtertLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ny maìzinaMalagasy
- schemering, donkerheid, duisternisDutch
- mørker, mørkeNorwegian Nynorsk
- chahałheełNavajo, Navaho
- ciemność, mrokPolish
- trevas, escuridão, escuroPortuguese
- negreală, întuneric, întristare, întunecime, tristețeRomanian
- тьма, темнота́, потёмки, мрак, темнотаRussian
- tamnoća, mračnost, mračnina, tama, тамаSerbo-Croatian
- temnota, tmaSlovak
- terr, errësirë, mugëtirëAlbanian
- mörker, mSwedish
- అంధకారము, చీకటిTelugu
- темрява, морок, тьма, темнотаUkrainian
- اندھیرا, اندھیرےUrdu
- bóng tốiVietnamese
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