Holyness vs Darkness - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between holyness and darkness
is that holyness
is while darkness
) the state of being dark; lack of light.
* 1871, Congregation of Holy Cross, Rules of the Congregation
* 1875, The Genealogist
*:...sett yourself to your business and resolve to run the race that he has sett before you with holyness and righteousness...
- The foundation of every Religious Congregation, as of all holyness , is in obedience, ...
* darckness (obsolete)
* darkeness (obsolete)
(lb) The state of being dark; lack of light.
*1912 , (Willa Cather),
*:Over everything was darkness and thick silence, and the smell of dust and sunflowers.
*:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness , but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
(lb) The product of being dark.
(lb) The state or quality of reflecting little light, of tending to a blackish or brownish color.
(lb) Evilness, lack of understanding or compassion, reference to death or suffering.