Definition of Pitch blackness

1. Noun. Total absence of light. "In the black of night"

Exact synonyms: Black, Blackness, Lightlessness, Total Darkness
Generic synonyms: Dark, Darkness
Derivative terms: Black, Lightless, Lightless, Pitch-black

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitch Blackness

pitcairn island
pitch a fit
pitch a tent
pitch accent
pitch and putt
pitch angle
pitch angle scattering
pitch apple
pitch around
pitch black
pitch blackness (current term)
pitch contour
pitch count
pitch counts
pitch dark
pitch discrimination
pitch in
pitch into
pitch invasion
pitch mark
pitch out
pitch perception
pitch pine

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 ..."

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