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  • n. The condition of being inky

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being inky; blackness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being inky.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)


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  • 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."

    On screen this week: 'Biutiful,''Barney's Version,''The Mechanic'

  • 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?

    David Steele: Felix the Cat

  • Abruptly there was darkness, not the ordinary darkness of the night but absolute Stygian inkiness.

    "The Barrier" by Harl Vincent, part 1

  • 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.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

  • As eyes readapted, the plain changed from inkiness to a ghostly gray, and stars trod splendidly forth.

    Three Worlds To Conquer

  • 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.

    Cities In Flight

  • LeConte shouted amidst the blessed inkiness of it, and I felt him tug at my hand.

    The Winged Men of Orcon A Complete Novelette

  • 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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