starkness

Stark vs Starkness - What's the difference?

stark | starkness |


As an adjective stark

is (obsolete) hard, firm; obdurate.

As an adverb stark

is starkly; entirely, absolutely.

As a verb stark

is (obsolete|or|dialect) to stiffen.

As a noun starkness is

(uncountable) the state or quality of being stark.