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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.

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
Edgar Allan Poe

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
Desmond Tutu

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
Og Mandino

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
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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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