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Definition of the noun duskiness

What does duskiness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: duskinesses

  1. the state of being poorly illuminated
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of duskiness: dimness
    • more generic word: semidarkness = partial darkness
  2. a swarthy complexion

Alternative definition of the noun duskiness

noun

  1. The quality of being dusky

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Google previewThe Rabbits of North America (1909)

by Edward William Nelson

There is the usual wide l-ange of individual variation in the summer pelage, some specimens being dark iron gray while others are dark cinnamon buffy, but the prevailing duskiness is an average character separating this from the other forms.

Google previewNorth American Fauna (1909)

There is the usual wide range of individual variation in the summer pelage, some specimens being dark iron gray while others are dark cinnamon buffy, but the prevailing duskiness is an average character separating this from the other forms.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1899)

by Chalmers Watson

This condition may sometimes be reached in a minute and a half — frequently in three minutes, before allowing the patient to breathe fresh air, and is often accompanied by moderate duskiness or lividity. " No attention should be paid, as a ...

Google previewA popular and complete English dictionary (1848)

by John Boag

Duskiness, d&s'ke-nes, n. Incipient or partial darkness; a slight or moderate degree of darkness or blackness. Duseish, dfisk'tsh, a. Moderately dusky; partially obscure; slightly dork or black. Duskishly, doek'Uh-le, ado. Cloudily; darkly.

Google previewA school dictionary; or, E.'s English dictionary abridged ... by ... D. Blair (1809)

by John ENTICK, Rev. David BLAIR (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.])

n, coolness, shade, duskiness Fresh, a not salt, cool ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (101-)

by Samuel Fallows

ANT: Darkness, dimness, obscurity, shade, duskiness, gloom, extinction, misinterpretation, ignorance, misunderstanding, night, death, confusion, mystification, tenebrosity. KEY: Light \a\ SYN: Imponderous, portable, unweighty, buoyant, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1883)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

duskiness, *\ [Eng. dusky; ...

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Scrabble value of D2U1S1K5I1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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