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110. Darkness

See also 47. BLACKENING and BLACKNESS ; 292. NIGHT .

an abnormal fear of darkness. Also called scotophobia .
1. the state or condition of being sooty or smoky.
2. soot or smoke. fuliginous , adj.
any thing or creature that shines or glows in the dark, especially a phosphorescent or bioluminescent marine or other organism. noctilucine , adj.
an abnormal love of the night.
an abnormal fear of darkness or night.
Rare. the act or process of darkening or obscuring.
an abnormal fear of shadows.
vision in dim light or darkness. See also photopia . scotopic , adj.

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