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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The quality or state of being dark.

Usage examples (4)
  • Grayhills stood staring numbly at the carci-nomatous tenebrosity that had taken root on the other side of the plateau.
  • What human ant-heaps, what histories, farces, tragedies played out in airless tenebrosity!
  • This tenebrosity of the interior, he proceeded to say, hath not been illumined by the wit of the septuagint nor so much as mentioned for the Orient from on high Which...
  • "It was one night in winter, when all nature shone in the nocturnal beauty of tenebrosity: the sun had set about three hours before; an ', accordin' to the best... for more
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