Definition of Nigritude

1. n. Blackness; the state of being black.



Definition of Nigritude

1. Noun. blackness; the state of being black ¹

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Definition of Nigritude

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nigritude

niglet
niglets
nigra
nigral
nigraniline
nigrescence
nigricans
nigrification
nigrified
nigrifies
nigrify
nigrifying
nigrine
nigrities
nigrities linguae
nigritude (current term)
nigritudes
nigromancie
nigromancien
nigromanciens
nigromancies
nigromancy
nigrosin
nigrosine
nigrosines
nigrosins
nigrostriatal
nigrostriatally
nigs
nigua

Literary usage of Nigritude

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"nigritude, blackness. I like to meet a sweep, . . . one of those tender novices blooming through their first ..."

2. Chosen English: Selections from Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Lamb, Scott by Adele Ellis (1896)
"4. nigritude t one of those Latin-English words which Lamb coins so quaintly here and there. 'nigritude' is from Lat. niger, black, ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"When the fire of an invading army shall nave warmed that colourless fluid into the nigritude of fact, then—but not till then—with blinded eyes, and gnashing ..."

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