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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

Education is the movement from darkness to light. - Allan Bloom
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom

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