110. Darkness


See also 47. BLACKENING and BLACKNESS ; 292. NIGHT .

achluphobia
an abnormal fear of darkness. Also called scotophobia .
fuliginosity
1. the state or condition of being sooty or smoky.
2. soot or smoke. — fuliginous , adj.
noctiluca
any thing or creature that shines or glows in the dark, especially a phosphorescent or bioluminescent marine or other organism. — noctilucine , adj.
noctimania
an abnormal love of the night.
nyctophobia
an abnormal fear of darkness or night.
obumbration
Rare. the act or process of darkening or obscuring.
sciophobia
an abnormal fear of shadows.
scotophobia
achluophobia.
scotopia
vision in dim light or darkness. See also photopia . — scotopic , adj.

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