Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being inky.
- n. The condition of being inky
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The state or quality of being inky; blackness.
- n. the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
“The Mechanic R "A striking-looking work, combining an arty inkiness with a retro-graininess that more or less screams 1970s, albeit without the cliches and flatness.”
“If he had to go there -- if he was that committed to digging deep and pulling up the perfect character to illustrate the blend of inkiness/luckiness that is Obama -- what made Felix so special?”
“Abruptly there was darkness, not the ordinary darkness of the night but absolute Stygian inkiness.”
“In the inkiness, in the masquerade, he was a creature of the night.”
“Lindsay also sported several startling tattoos—a dragonfly on her shoulder, a snake at her hip, and what looked like a USDA symbol perched atop the crack of her butt—made all the more vivid by the contrast of their inkiness against her ethereally pale skin.”
“Its blackness was disconcerting, an inkiness that looked as if it could swallow you whole.”
“As eyes readapted, the plain changed from inkiness to a ghostly gray, and stars trod splendidly forth.”
“Chris followed Frad out into the half-light of the warehouse, which seemed brilliant after the stuffy inkiness of the hole, and thence into the intolerable brilliance of late-afternoon sunlight.”
“LeConte shouted amidst the blessed inkiness of it, and I felt him tug at my hand.”
“Through the inkiness of space ran a faint blue thread, a tiny line that stretched from the ship and away until it was lost in the darkness of the void.”
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