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Definitions of night

  1. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
  2. a shortening of nightfall; " they worked from morning to night"
  3. Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx
  4. darkness; " it vanished into the night"
  5. the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit; " three nights later he collapsed"
  6. the time between sunset and midnight; " he watched television every night"
  7. the period spent sleeping; " I had a restless night"
  8. a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom
  9. That part of the natural day when the sun is beneath the horizon, or the time from sunset to sunrise; esp., the time between dusk and dawn, when there is no light of the sun, but only moonlight, starlight, or artificial light.
  10. Darkness; obscurity; concealment.
  11. Intellectual and moral darkness; ignorance.
  12. A state of affliction; adversity; as, a dreary night of sorrow.
  13. The period after the close of life; death.
  14. A lifeless or unenlivened period, as when nature seems to sleep.
  15. The time from sunset to sunrise; period of darkness; the close of the day; flguratively, death.
  16. The time from sunset to sunrise: darkness: intellectual and moral darkness: a state of adversity: death.
  17. Time from sunset to sunrise; darkness.
  18. The time from sunset to sunrise; darkness.
  19. That part of the natural day when the sun is beneath the horizon; darkness; intellectual and moral darkness; adversity, or a state of affliction; obscurity; death.
  20. The part of the day between sunset and sunrise; time of darkness; figuratively, death; adversity; obscurity; intellectual and moral darkness.
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Usage examples for night

  1. Well, good night again." – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. She left there in the night with him." – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  3. For Joe was out so much at night – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  4. But I really do not expect him to- night – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  5. He was there that night said Varney. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  6. And these words she will repeat daily, almost from morn till night – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  7. If you come with me to- night you come alone. – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
  8. I was up all night with her. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  9. I'm sorry I can't- good night – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  10. It isn't only to- night or what you just said. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  11. Why not stay here all night – Down the Slope by James Otis
  12. To stay here all night – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  13. I shall tell Aunt Anne to- night – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. You can do that any night – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  15. I don't know but he's coming to- night – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. If they do, we shall have a night of it. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  17. Shall I stay the night – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  18. No; she's at Matanzas, but I can't get back to- night – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  19. I am here to tell you this to- night because I do not believe you know her as I do. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. At night you may know more. – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
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