Definition of Pitch blackness
1. Noun. Total absence of light. "In the black of night"
Generic synonyms: Dark, Darkness
Derivative terms: Black, Lightless, Lightless, Pitch-black
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitch Blackness
Literary usage of Pitch blackness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"They watched in silence for a long, long time. Save for the lightning, pitch blackness enveloped them. The rain swished heavily against the windows, ..."
2. Kakemono: Japanese Sketches by A. Herbage Edwards (1906)
"A moment, and we are inside, in the pitch blackness ; rushing swiftly, silently along in the freshness of a subterranean night. The two huge torches that we ..."
3. History of the American Field Service in France, ʻFriends of France", 1914-1917 by James William Davenport Seymour (1920)
"About midnight the advanced paste 'phoned us for one car, and I went up there in the pitch blackness and ran a trifle beyond the place before I noticed ..."