Darkness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Darkness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ darkness
darkness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blackness
blackness
&c.(dark color) 431
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obscurity
obscurity
gloom
murk
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dusk
dusk
&c.(dimness) 422
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Cimmerian darkness
Cimmerian darkness
Stygian darkness
Egyptian darkness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ night
night
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ midnight
midnight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dead of night
dead of night
witching hour of night
witching time of night
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ blind man's holiday
blind man's holiday
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ darkness visible
darkness visible
darkness that can be felt
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ palpable obscure
palpable obscure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Erebus
Erebus
=>the jaws of darkness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ the jaws of darkness
the jaws of darkness
=>(Midsummer Night's Dream)
=>sable- vested night
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sable- vested night
sable- vested night
=>(Milton)
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ shade
shade
shadow
umbra
penumbra
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sciagraphy
sciagraphy
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ obscuration
obscuration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ adumbration
adumbration
obumbration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ obtenebration
obtenebration
offuscation|
caligation|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ extinction
extinction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ eclipse
eclipse
total eclipse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gathering of the clouds
gathering of the clouds
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ shading
shading
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ distribution of shade
distribution of shade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ chiaroscuro
chiaroscuro
&c.(light) 420
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ noctivagation
noctivagation
PARAG:Darkness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be dark
be dark
&c.->Adj.
darken
obscure
shade
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dim
dim
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tone down
tone down
lower
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ overcast
overcast
overshadow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ eclipse
eclipse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ obfuscate
obfuscate
offuscate|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ obumbrate
obumbrate
adumbrate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cast into the shade becloud
cast into the shade becloud
bedim
bedarken
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cast a shade
cast a shade
throw a shade
spread a shade
cast a shadow
cast a gloom
throw a shadow
spread a shadow
cast gloom
throw gloom
spread gloom
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ extinguish
extinguish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put out
put out
blow out
snuff out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ doubt
doubt
PARAG:Darkness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dark
dark
darksome
darkling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ obscure
obscure
tenebrious
sombrous
pitch dark
pitchy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ caliginous
caliginous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ black
black
&c.(in color) 431
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sunless
sunless
lightless
&c.(see sun, light, &c. 423) ???
somber
dusky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unilluminated
unilluminated
&c.(see illuminate &c. 420) ???
nocturnal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dingy
dingy
lurid
gloomy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ murky
murky
murksome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ shady
shady
umbrageous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ overcast
overcast
&c.(dim) 422
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cloudy
cloudy
&c.(opaque) 426
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ darkened
darkened
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ 9
&c.->V.
dark as pitch
dark as a pit
dark as Erebus
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ benighted
benighted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ noctivagant||
noctivagant||
noctivagous||
PARAG:Darkness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the dark
in the dark
in the shade

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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