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  1. angliholic's Avatar
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    #1

    Smile adjust to the dark/darkness

    It took me a few seconds to adjust to the dark/darkness.



    Which fits better here, dark or darkness? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: adjust to the dark/darkness

    Darkness, that state of being dark.

    But there's nothing completely odd about dark.

    [not a teacher]

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    Re: adjust to the dark/darkness

    Both work. Darkness, absence of light or illumination [syn: dark] [ant: light] darkness - Definitions from Dictionary.com

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    Re: adjust to the dark/darkness

    Thanks, Barb and Soup.

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