What is darkness?

  • (noun): Having a dark or somber color.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Darkness, as polar to brightness, is understood to be an absence of visible light. It is also the appearance of black in a color space.

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Great Evil Beast - Fictional Character Biography
... fallen Angel or Leviathan, this is the soul of darkness itself ... the Brujeria attempted to conduct a mystic ritual to contact the Great Darkness unsurprisingly, it went awry and instead the entity awoke as a furious beast ... They did this unknowingly, despite their best intentions Etrigan taught it Darkness was Evil, Dr ...
Darkness, Darkness (disambiguation)
... Darkness, Darkness can refer to "Darkness, Darkness" - a 1969 Jesse Colin Young song Darkness, Darkness - a 1972 Phil Upchurch album on Blue Thumb Records ...
Crna (river)
... Thracian name, Erigon, meaning "black", akin to Greek érebos, "darkness" Armenian erek, "evening" Old Norse røkkr, "darkness" Gothic riqis, "darkness" Sanskrit rájas, "night ...
Cryptal Darkness - History
... Cryptal Darkness started life as a Grind/Death Metal band, that later changed styles and became doom band from Melbourne, Australia ... Cryptal Darkness had plans to tour Europe in late 2000, but this seems to have not occurred ... Kelson is also involved with InSomnius Dei with fellow Cryptal Darkness alumni, Terry Vainoras ...
Guns Of Darkness
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More definitions of "darkness":

  • (noun): An unenlightened state.
    Example: "His lectures dispelled the darkness"
    Synonyms: dark
  • (noun): Absence of moral or spiritual values.
    Example: "The powers of darkness"
    Synonyms: iniquity, wickedness, dark
  • (noun): Absence of light or illumination.
    Synonyms: dark
  • (noun): An unilluminated area.
    Example: "He moved off into the darkness"
    Synonyms: dark, shadow

Famous quotes containing the word darkness:

    Persephone herself is but a voice
    or a darkness invisible enfolded in the deeper dark
    of the arms Plutonic, and pierced with the passion of dense gloom,
    among the splendor of torches of darkness, shedding darkness on the
    lost bride and her groom.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    The Roman Empire stood appalled:
    It dropped the reins of peace and war
    When that fierce virgin and her Star
    Out of the fabulous darkness called.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
    Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)