Gothicism, ablepsia, adiaphanousness, age of ignorance, amaurosis, amorphousness, barbarism, benightedness, benightment, blackishness, blackness, bleakness, bleariness, blind side, blind spot, blindfolding, blinding, blindness, blur, blurriness, blurring the eyes, cataract, cecity, cloudiness, dark, dark age, dark of night, darkishness, darksomeness, defocus, depriving of sight, dim-sightedness, dimness, dismalness, dreariness, drop serene, duskiness, duskness, economic blindness, ever-during dark, excecation, eyelessness, faintness, feebleness, filminess, fog, fogginess, funereality, fuzziness, glaucoma, gloom, gloominess, graveness, gravity, grimness, gutta serena, half-visibility, haziness, heathenism, hoodwinking, imperviousness to light, indefiniteness, indeterminateness, indistinctness, indistinguishability, intransparency, lack of vision, low profile, making blind, mist, mistiness, mumbo jumbo, murk, murkiness, mystification, night, nighttide, nighttime, niphablepsia, obfuscation, obscurantism, obscuration, obscurity, opacity, opaque, opaqueness, paganism, paleness, partial blindness, perplexity, psychic blindness, reduced sight, roil, roiledness, sable night, sadness, savagery, semivisibility, shadowiness, shapelessness, sightless eyes, sightlessness, snow blindness, soberness, sobriety, soft focus, solemnity, somberness, soul-blindness, spiritual blindness, stone-blindness, swarth, swarthiness, swartness, total blindness, trachoma, turbidity, turbidness, uncertainty, unclarity, unclearness, unenlightenment, unplainness, unseeingness, vague appearance, vagueness, weakness, wearifulness, wearisomeness
, absence of light, blackness, obscurity, gloom, murk, dusk, Cimmerian darkness
, Stygian darkness
, Egyptian darkness
, night, midnight, dead of night, witching hour of night, witching time of night, blind man's holiday, darkness
that can be felt, palpable obscure, Erebus, the jaws of darkness
, sablevested night, shade, shadow, umbra, penumbra, sciagraphy, obscuration, occultation, adumbration, obumbration, obtenebration, offuscation, caligation, extinction, eclipse, total eclipse, gathering of the clouds, shading, distribution of shade, chiaroscuro, noctivagation, black body, hohlraum, black hole, dark star, dark matter, cold dark matter, dark, darksome, darkling, obscure, tenebrious, sombrous, pitch dark, pitchy, pitch black, caliginous, black, sunless, lightless &c (sun) (light), somber, dusky, unilluminated &c (illuminate), nocturnal, dingy, lurid, gloomy, murky, murksome, shady, umbrageous, overcast, cloudy, darkened, dark as pitch, dark as a pit, dark as Erebus, benighted, noctivagant, noctivagous, in the dark, in the shade, brief as the lightning in the collied night, eldest Night and Chaos, ancestors of Nature, the blackness of the noonday night, the prayer of Ajax was for light.
, paleness, half light, demi-jour, partial shadow, partial eclipse, shadow of a shade, glimmer, gliming, nebulosity, cloud, eclipse, aurora, dusk, twilight, shades of evening, crepuscule, cockshut time, break of day, daybreak, dawn, moonlight, moonbeam, moonglade, moonshine, starlight, owl's light, candlelight, rushlight, firelight, farthing candle, dim, dull, lackluster, dingy, darkish, shorn of its beams, dark, faint, shadowed forth, glassy, cloudy, misty, blear, muggy, fuliginous, nebulous, nebular, obnubilated, overcast, crepuscular, muddy, lurid, leaden, dun, dirty, looming, pale, confused.
ignorance, nescience, tabula rasa, crass ignorance, ignorance crasse, unfamiliarity, unacquaintance, unconsciousness, darkness
, blindness, incomprehension, inexperience, simplicity, unknown quantities, x, y, z, sealed book, terra incognita, virgin soil, unexplored ground, dark ages, smattering, sciolism, glimmering, dilettantism, bewilderment, incapacity, pedantry, charlatanry, charlatism, Philister, Philistine, ignorant, nescient, unknowing, unaware, unacquainted, unapprised, unapprized, unwitting, unweeting, unconscious, witless, weetless, a stranger to, unconversant, uninformed, uncultivated, unversed, uninstructed, untaught, uninitiated, untutored, unschooled, misguided, unenlightened, Philistine, behind the age, shallow, superficial, green, rude, empty, half-learned, illiterate, unread, uninformed, uneducated, unlearned, unlettered, unbookish, empty-headed, dizzy, wooly-headed, pedantic, in the dark, benighted, belated, blinded, blindfolded, hoodwinked, misinformed, au bout de son latin, at the end of his tether, at fault, at sea, caught tripping, unknown, unapprehended, unexplained, unascertained, uninvestigated, unexplored, unheard of, not perceived, concealed, novel, ignorantly, unawares, for anything, for aught one knows, not that one knows, Int, God knows, Heaven knows, the Lord knows, who knows, nobody knows, ignorance never settles a question, quantum animis erroris inest!, small Latin and less Greek, that unlettered small-knowing soul, there is no darkness
latency, implication, latency, inexpression, hidden meaning, occult meaning, occultness, mystery, cabala, anagoge, silence, concealment, more than meets the eye, more than meets the ear, Delphic oracle, le dessous des cartes, undercurrent, implication, logical implication, logical consequence, entailment, allusion, insinuation, innuendo, adumbration, something rotten in the state of Denmark, snake in the grass, secret, darkness
, invisibility, imperceptibility, latent, lurking, secret, occult, implied, dormant, abeyant, unapparent, unknown, unseen, in the background, invisible, indiscoverable, dark, impenetrable, unspied, unsuspected, unsaid, unwritten, unpublished, unbreathed, untalked of, untold &c, unsung, unexposed, unproclaimed, undisclosed, unexpressed, not expressed, tacit, undeveloped, solved, unexplained, untraced, undiscovered, untracked, unexplored, uninvented, indirect, crooked, inferential, by inference, by implication, implicit, constructive, allusive, covert, muffled, steganographic, understood, underhand, underground, delitescent, concealed, by a side wind, sub silentio, in the background, behind the scenes, behind one's back, on the tip of one's tongue, secretly, between the lines, thereby hangs a tale, tacitum vivit sub pectore vulnus, where there's smoke, there's fire.