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- noun The quality of being
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darksome + -ness
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A grim darksomeness about the expression of his countenance showed that he took a sullen satisfaction in humiliating those who had humiliated him.
A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3 DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
In this manner was he driven from sleeping to waking, overcome with exhaustion and perplexed with the darksomeness of his journey.
An 'all of a suddenty a light fell on the furder eend o' the foot-bredge -- a waverin 'light, mighty white an' misty in the darksomeness.
The Phantoms Of The Foot-Bridge 1895 Mary Noailles Murfree 1886
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