pitch blackness

pitch blackness
noun
total absence of light
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they fumbled around in total darkness

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in the black of night

Derivationally related forms: ↑pitch-black, ↑black (for: ↑blackness), ↑lightless (for: ↑lightlessness)
Hypernyms: ↑dark, ↑darkness

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