Definition of blackness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈblæknəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæknəs//
    jump to other results
  1. 1[uncountable, singular] the quality of being completely dark or completely black in colour She peered out into the blackness of the night.
  2. 2[uncountable] the quality of being full of anger or hatred or of being without hope the utter blackness of despair
  3. 3[uncountable] the fact of belonging to a race of people who have dark skin complex notions of blackness