- [noun] absence of light or illumination
- [noun] an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
Synonyms: dark, shadow
- [noun] absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
Synonyms: iniquity, wickedness, dark
- [noun] an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
- [noun] having a dark or somber color
- [noun] a swarthy complexion
Synonyms: duskiness, swarthiness