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Definition of Night

  • 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.
  • Darkness; obscurity; concealment.
  • Intellectual and moral darkness; ignorance.
  • A state of affliction; adversity; as, a dreary night of sorrow.
  • The period after the close of life; death.
  • A lifeless or unenlivened period, as when nature seems to sleep.
  • Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx
  • darkness
  • the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit
  • the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
  • the time between sunset and midnight
  • the period spent sleeping
  • a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom
  • a shortening of nightfall

How to use night in a sentence. Night pronunciation.

He's a Jim-dandy-works all day and half the night, and if the tax-gatherer isn't at the door, wakes up laughing.
The excited guests were now knocking at the doors of Cairene notables, bent upon gossip of the night's events, or were scouring the bazaars for ears into which to pour the tale of how David was exalted and Nahoum was brought low; how, before them all, Kaid had commanded Nahoum to appear at the Palace in the morning at eleven, and the Inglesi, as they had named David, at ten.
His judgment upon last night's event was not coloured by a single direct criticism upon the girl.
As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?
He had seen it in the look of her face last night.
When, in the night, I heard Uncle Benn calling, when in the Meeting-house voices said, 'Come away, come away, and labour, thou art idle,' I could hear my heart beat in the ardour to be off.
He was in this Palace alive at night.
He could have realised fully the fierce, blinding passion for revenge which had almost overcome Nahoum's calculating mind in the dark night, with his foe in the next room, which had driven him suddenly from his bed to fall upon David, only to find Mahommed Hassan watching-also with the instinct of the Oriental.
Had he not heard last night a voice whisper through the dark "Harrik, Harrik, flee to the desert!
As they swung open and the cool night breeze blew in his face, a great suspiration of relief passed from him.
With it came the voice that called him in the night, the voice of a woman-of the wife he had given to the lions for a crime against him which she did not commit, which had haunted him all the years.
In truth, he had heard a voice in the night, but not the voice of a spirit.
It was his roar which had come to Harrik through the distance and the night.
They saw only the yellow sand, the ever-receding oasis, the brackish, undrinkable water, the withered and fruitless date- tree, handfuls of dourha for their food by day, and the keen, sharp night to chill their half-dead bodies in a half-waking sleep.
He stresses the brazenness of the players in presenting, soon after the devastating storm of the night of November 26-27, 1703, two plays, 'Macbeth' and 'The Tempest', "as if they design'd to Mock the Almighty Power of God, _who alone commands the Winds and the Seas_." ('Macbeth' was acted at Drury Lane on Saturday, November 27, as the storm was subsiding, but, because it was advertised in the 'Daily Courant' on Friday, November 26, for the following evening, it would appear that, unless the players possessed the even more formidable power of foreseeing the storm, their presentation of 'Macbeth' at that time was pure coincidence.
Damn'd Lies, by _Jupiter_ and _Juno_, and the rest of the Heathen Gods and Goddesses; for I remember I paid two Guinea's for swearing Christian Oaths last Night.
They returned every night during the first week, dusty, footsore, tired, and hungry, but very jolly.
There was as usual a furious "zephyr" blowing the first night of the brigade's return, and about midnight the roof of an adjoining stable blew off, and a corner of it came crashing through the side of our ranch.
We sat up the rest of the night playing cribbage and keeping a sharp lookout for the enemy.

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Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.
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Here the people are all right and the Government all wrong.
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But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
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CHAPTER VII THE COMPACT One by one the lights went out in the Palace.