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blackness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blackness

  1. 1 a time or place of little or no light strange nocturnal noises emanated from the forbidding blackness of the forest Synonyms black, dark, candlelight, darkness, dusk, gloaming, gloom, murk, night, semidarkness, shade, shadows, twilight, umbraRelated Words midnight; blackout, brownout, dimout; shadiness, umbrage; dullness (also dulness), somberness; cloudiness, fogginess, haziness, mistiness, murkiness; dimness, faintness, gloominess, grayness, paleness; half-lightNear Antonyms moonlight, starlight, sunlight; effulgence, radiance, radiancy, shine, sunshine; incandescence, luminance, luminescence, luminosity, luminousnessAntonyms blaze, brightness, brilliance, day, daylight, glare, glow, light, lightness

  2. 2 the state or quality of being dirty judging from the blackness of the carpet, I'd say that it had never been cleaned Synonyms dirtiness, dinge, dinginess, dustiness, filthiness, foulness, griminess, grubbiness, nastiness, smuttiness, soilage, sordidness, squalidness, uncleanliness, uncleannessRelated Words discoloration, staining; impureness, impurity; messiness, mussiness, sloppiness, untidiness; insanitation, squalor; muckiness, muddiness, sootinessNear Antonyms purityAntonyms cleanliness, immaculateness, spotlessness


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