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Definition of Darkness

Darkness

  1. The absence of light; blackness; obscurity; gloom.
  2. A state of privacy; secrecy.
  3. A state of ignorance or error, especially on moral or religious subjects; hence, wickedness; impurity.
  4. Want of clearness or perspicuity; obscurity; as, the darkness of a subject, or of a discussion.
  5. A state of distress or trouble.

Darkness Quotations

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
Carl Jung

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C. S. Lewis

People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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Darkness Translations

darkness in Dutch is duister, duisternis, donker
darkness in German is Finsternis
darkness in Spanish is tinieblas, obscuridad, tenebrosidad, oscuridad

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