One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The hut was dark with heavy flaps of animal hides nailed to the boards to keep any light from penetrating its dankness.’
- ‘The dankness of the house, the emptiness filled me with doubt.’
- ‘And, there, wedged in alongside a car that clearly had not seen the light of day for many a year, was a bicycle, which, by the look of it, had also spent quite some time in the dark, dankness of the garage.’
- ‘British summers mean we get rain, wind, sun, snow and frost all in the same week but our winters are just so glum, no blizzards just unrelenting dankness.’
- ‘The dankness chilled Annika to the bone, and she wished desperately for a fire to warm by.’
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