OTHER WORDS FROM inkyink·i·ness, noun
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Even when you remove the bright stars, the glowing dust and other nearby points of light from the inky, dark sky, a background glow remains.The universe’s background starlight is twice as bright as expected|Liz Kruesi|March 22, 2022|Science News
Deep below the ocean—3,000 feet beneath the surface, where sunlight cannot seep—the sea is smothered in a cold, inky darkness.This anglerfish has mastered a trick to light up the depths of the Pacific Ocean|Lauren J. Young|January 27, 2022|Popular-Science
GREAT VALUE“Di notte” means “of the night,” which leads to a dark, brooding label, and also a dark inky wine.At just $10, this Italian red blend is your ideal chocolate dessert pairing|Dave McIntyre|October 28, 2021|Washington Post
The night skies here are extra inky, and to take advantage of them Under Canvas offers “Stargazer” tents with plexiglass windows in the ceiling.
Below me, surrounding the cone, was an enormous inky expanse aptly named the Fantastic Lava Beds.
Walker makes it to his back door and gingerly steps into the inky night.
The male blackbird resumed his perch, his inky feathers drying in the bright sun as he continued his vigil.Rise of Tallest New York Building at Ground Zero Signals Nation’s Rebirth From 9/11|Michael Daly|May 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He could see only the inky silhouettes of armed men moving below.Michael Ware on Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, Accused of Killing Afghan Civilians|Michael Ware|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Palin, who is as likely to be running a scam as running for president, has Republicans in the inky plam of her hand.
Other dark choices include Jet, Bruno, Bear, Sable, Midnight, Inky, and Ebony.
The gloom of approaching night was deepened by the inky clouds that obscured the sky.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Upon the summit of the great keep a huge bonfire had sprung up, and the tall flames leaped toward the inky heavens.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Even as he looked at it, the torch went out, shutting him into inky blackness.The Dark Door|Alan Edward Nourse
He tied an inky tablecloth to her shoulders to serve as a sweeping garment.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay