Definition of tenebrosity in English:

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Pronunciation: /tenəˈbräsədē/


The quality of being dark or shadowy.
Example sentences
  • The tenebrosity was split by occasional strands of bright light that were now lying across her cheek, her chest, her legs and her ankles.
  • Mr. Baldwin was joined by Mr. Asquith in his condemnation of the tenebrosity of the Government statements.
  • 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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Syllabification: ten·e·bros·i·ty

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