Duskiness \Dusk"i*ness\, n. The state of being dusky. [1913 Webster]

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  • duskiness — n. dimness, shadowiness, darkness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • duskiness — dusk·i·ness …   English syllables

  • duskiness — noun 1. a swarthy complexion • Syn: ↑darkness, ↑swarthiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑swarthy (for: ↑swarthiness), ↑dusky, ↑dark ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • darkness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Absence of light Nouns 1. darkness, dark; blackness, obscurity, gloom, murk; dusk (see dimness); cloudiness; shade, shadow, umbra, penumbra; skiagraphy; shading; swarthiness. 2. (total darkness)… …   English dictionary for students

  • obscurity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shade Nouns 1. obscurity, dimness, darkness, obscuration, obfuscation, opacity; whiteout; shade, cloud, gloom, duskiness, etc. See concealment, invisibility, cloudiness. 2. unclearness, indefiniteness,… …   English dictionary for students

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