What is the meaning of night?


  • The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
  • A period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom.
  • The period spent sleeping.
    • usage: "I had a restless night"
  • The dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit.
    • usage: "three nights later he collapsed"
  • Darkness.
    • usage: "it vanished into the night"
  • A shortening of nightfall.
    • usage: "they worked from morning to night"
  • The time between sunset and midnight.
    • usage: "he watched television every night"
  • Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx.
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APAWordNet. (2010). night. Retrieved March 30, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/night/definitions/1245048
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