Definition of duskiness in English:

duskiness

noun

  • See dusky

    • ‘We are not referring to bright occasional flashes but constant little flames that glow in the duskiness of someone's life, even a stranger's, to enrich it with loving-kindness.’
    • ‘He sat in complete duskiness on his side of the room.’
    • ‘A few seconds had a few moans from the duskiness of the cave, then the man gave out his reply, ‘I refuse to come out.’’
    • ‘It's darker, is the first thing I notice when I open my eyes again; the shadows cast by the network of interlocking branches seem deeper and to spread further in every direction, a duskiness has even infected the air all around me.’
    • ‘Our voices have the knowing, late-night duskiness of alto-sax jazz.’

Pronunciation

duskiness

/ˈdʌskɪnəs/