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English noun: blackness

1. blackness (attribute) the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)

Synonymsblack, inkiness

Broader (hypernym)achromatic color, achromatic colour

Narrower (hyponym)coal black, ebony, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black

Antonymswhiteness, white

2. blackness (state) total absence of light

SamplesThey fumbled around in total darkness.
In the black of night.

Synonymsblack, lightlessness, pitch blackness, total darkness

Broader (hypernym)dark, darkness

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