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- n. The state, property or quality of being black.
- n. The result or product of being black.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being black; black color; atrociousness or enormity in wickedness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being black; black color; darkness.
- n. Moral darkness; atrocity or enormity in wickedness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. total absence of light
- n. the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
From black + -ness. (Wiktionary)