[syn: total darkness, lightlessness, blackness, pitch blackness, black]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blackness \Black"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being black; black color;
atrociousness or enormity in wickedness.
They're darker now than blackness. --Donne.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the quality or state of the achromatic color of least
lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white) [syn:
black, blackness, inkiness] [ant: white,
2: total absence of light; "they fumbled around in total
darkness"; "in the black of night" [syn: total darkness,
lightlessness, blackness, pitch blackness, black]