- (uncountable) The state of being dark; lack of light.
"The darkness of the room made it difficult to see."
- (uncountable) The state or quality of reflecting little light, of tending to a blackish or brownish color.
"The darkness of her skin betrayed her Mediterranean heritage."
- (countable) The product of being dark.
- (uncountable) Gloom.
- (uncountable) Evilness, lack of understanding or compassion, reference to death or suffering.