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blackness

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1 a time or place of little or no light
  • strange nocturnal noises emanated from the forbidding blackness of the forest

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2 the state or quality of being dirty
  • judging from the blackness of the carpet, I'd say that it had never been cleaned

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The first known use of blackness was in the 14th century

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“Blackness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blackness. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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