Blackness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblæknəs|  American pronunciation of the word blackness
Brit.  |ˈblaknəs|  British pronunciation of the word blackness

noun

- the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white) (syn: black, inkiness)
- total absence of light (syn: black, lightlessness)

Examples

His hand were black with grime.

...a little black dress blends into the night very well...

The wall was painted in black.

A mixture of grays and blacks

She was dressed in black.

He blacked his boots with polish.

Labor union members have blacked the company.

... no longer certain that my blackness gave me precocious wisdom, or that I could outslick these folks ...

The house was girt round with blackness as a solid wall.

the impenetrable blackness of the night

I stared out into the inky blackness of the night.

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