Definition of tenebrosity in English:


Line breaks: tene|bros¦ity
Pronunciation: /tɛnəˈbrɒsɪti


[mass noun] literary
  • The quality of being dark or shadowy.
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    • In this vast emptiness and profound tenebrosity, no images could be formed.
    • Whirling around, Maria scrutinised the tenebrosity stretching before her.
    • The moonlight glistened across the endless tenebrosity that surrounded the ship in the late hours of the night.


late Middle English: from Old French ténébrosité, from Latin tenebrosus, from tenebrae 'darkness'.

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