darkness [-es] n

see dark, adj.

  1. Blackness; absence of light; lack of vision or sight; (see Genesis 1:2).
  2. Trouble; affliction; distress; sorrow; (see Genesis 15:12).
  3. Nighttime, nightfall; evening; twilight; (see Genesis 1:5).
  4. Hiding place; private place; clandestine location; (see Job 20:26).
  5. Uncertainty; doubt; [fig.] cloudiness in the mind; (see Deuteronomy 28:29).