la oscuridad - las tinieblas

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la oscuridad - las tinieblas

Instead of "... para ir a su puesto de trabajo en la oscuridad", would it be wrong to write .. en las tinieblas, or does it sound somehow absurd?

Thank you so much!

Asked 4 weeks ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Ελισάβετ,

they are synonyms, but "tinieblas" is used a lot more in literature and has a more of a misterious/poetic meaning than the more common word "oscuridad" which I would say it refers to simply "lack of light".

Saludos

Inma

la oscuridad - las tinieblas

Instead of "... para ir a su puesto de trabajo en la oscuridad", would it be wrong to write .. en las tinieblas, or does it sound somehow absurd?

Thank you so much!

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