Starkness
Starkness Stark"ness, n. The quality or state of being stark. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • starkness — noun 1. the quality of being complete or utter or extreme the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections • Syn: ↑absoluteness, ↑utterness • Derivationally related forms: ↑stark • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • starkness — stark ► ADJECTIVE 1) severe or bare in appearance. 2) unpleasantly or sharply clear. 3) complete; sheer: stark terror. ● stark naked Cf. ↑stark naked ● stark raving (or staring) mad Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • starkness — noun see stark I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • starkness — See starkly. * * * …   Universalium

  • starkness — noun a) The state or quality of being stark. b) The result or product of being stark …   Wiktionary

  • starkness — n. quality of being stark, severity, extreme plainness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • starkness — stark·ness …   English syllables

  • starkness — See: stark …   English dictionary

  • A Voyage to Arcturus — infobox Book | name = A Voyage to Arcturus title orig = translator = image caption = author = David Lindsay illustrator = cover artist = country = England language = English series = genre = Fantasy novel, Philosophical, Science fiction publisher …   Wikipedia

  • absoluteness — noun 1. the quality of being complete or utter or extreme the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections • Syn: ↑starkness, ↑utterness • Derivationally related forms: ↑stark (for: ↑starkness) …   Useful english dictionary

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