Blackness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Blackness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blackness
blackness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ darkness
darkness
&c.(want of light) ???.
???>421
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ swartliness
swartliness
lividity
dark color
tone
color
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ chiaroscuro
chiaroscuro
&c. 420
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ nigrification
nigrification
infuscation
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ jet
jet
ink
ebony
coal pitch
soot
charcoal
sloe
smut
raven
crow
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ negro
negro
blackamoor
man of color
nigger
darkie
Ethiop
black
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ buck
buck
???>-
nigger
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ coon
coon
=>(U.S.)
sambo
=>(Pigments)
GRP: \\ N \\ Pigments
Sgm: \\ N \\ Pigments \\ lampblack
lampblack
ivory black
blueblack
Sgm: \\ N \\ Pigments \\ writing ink
writing ink
printing ink
printer's ink
Indian ink
PARAG:Blackness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be black
be black
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ render-black
render-black
&c.->Adj.
blacken
infuscate
denigrate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ blot
blot
blotch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ smutch
smutch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ smirch
smirch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ darken
darken
&c. 421
PARAG:Blackness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ black
black
sable
swarthy
somber
dark
inky
ebon
atramentous
jetty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ coal-black
coal-black
jet-black
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fuliginous
fuliginous
pitchy
sooty
swart
dusky
dingy
murky
Ethiopic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ low-toned
low-toned
low in tone
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of the deepest dye
of the deepest dye
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ black as jet
black as jet
&c.->N.
black as my hat
black as a shoe
black as a tinker's pot
black as November
black as thunder
black as midnight
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ nocturnal
nocturnal
&c.(dark) 421
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ nigrescent
nigrescent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ gray
gray
&c. 432
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ obscure
obscure
&c. 421
PARAG:Blackness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in mourning
in mourning

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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