Darkness Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Darkness

The darker stage of twilight, especially in the evening.
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The state of being unknown; a thing that is unknown.
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Darkness; dimness; obscurity
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The quality of being dusky
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The state of being dim, poorly illuminated, almost dark.
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Dense fog.
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(Uncountable) Nightfall.
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(Countable) The result or product of being black.
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(Countable) A variety of a colour/color, in particular one obtained by adding black (compare tint).
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Absence of light
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Absence of light
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The act of darkening.
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The act of secluding:
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An influence, especially a pervasive or a negative one.
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The quality of being blackish.
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The state or quality of being somber.
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The practice or habit of keeping secrets:
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The state or quality of being tenebrose or tenebrous.
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The definition of an iniquity is a sin or wrong doing.
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The state or quality of being murky.
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The period of actual darkness after sunset and before sunrise; also, a part of this period before bedtime [a night at the opera] or the part between bedtime and morning [a sleepless night]
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Any faint light through which something is seen; an in-between or fading condition.
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A wicked or sinful thing or act; morally bad or objectionable behaviour.
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The approach of darkness; dusk.
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The property of being shady.
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The state or property of being shadowy.
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The quality of being benighted.
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The property of being obscure (e.g. information).
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Opacity is defined as the quality of not letting light pass through, or hard to understand.
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Absence of light
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The property of being swarthy.
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Absence of light
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The characteristic of being bleak.
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Absence of light
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The condition of being inky
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Absence of light
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The state or quality of being smoky.
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The state or condition of being lightless; absence of light.
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(Now rare) Twilight.
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Dark coloration of the skin, hair, fur, or feathers because of a high concentration of melanin.
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The state of being backward.
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The characteristic or quality of being grim
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The doctrine or belief that the evil in life outweighs the good
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The definition of isolation is the state of being alone or away from others.
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(Uncountable) The act or process of obfuscating, or obscuring the perception of something; the concept of concealing the meaning of a communication by making it more confusing and harder to interpret.
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The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others:
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The state of being unaware
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The characteristic of being opaque.
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The quality or state of being swart.
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The state or condition of being turbid.
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Something that is evil but is supposed to be good.
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The partial or complete obscuring, relative to a designated observer, of one celestial body by another.
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The condition of being inscrutable
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(Theology) Deliberate disobedience to the known will of God.
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Antonyms for Darkness

(Countable) An informal contract, mutual agreement.
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The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
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The definition of cognizance means the range of what one can observe and understand, or the right to deal with a legal case in the court system.
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The effect or sensation by means of which an observer is able to distinguish differences in luminance.
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The dimension of the color of an object by which the object appears to reflect or transmit more or less of the incident light, varying from black to white for surface colors and from black to colorless for transparent volume colors.
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The definition of an illumination is the act or process of making something clearer or brighter or a device for doing so.
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A sense is defined as a way that the body perceives external stimuli, or is an awareness or feeling about something.
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The ability to sense, feel or perceive; especially to be sensitive to the feelings of another
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ignorance
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The portion of a 24-hour period that is devoted to work, school, or business:
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The time of daylight; the time between sunrise and sunset.
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(Countable, photometry) The intensity distribution of light over the visible spectrum generated by the Sun under various conditions or by other light sources intended to simulate natural daylight.
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Understanding
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The part of the day after midnight and before midday: one o'clock in the morning = 0100 or 1 a.m.
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The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
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Words Related to Darkness

An evil force, power, or personification.
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The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
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The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
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Mystery is defined as something that is a secret, something where there is no clear explanation, something difficult to understand or explain or something unexplainable or unsolvable.
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