Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being bluish; a small degree of blue color.
- n. The quality of being bluish.
“Still, by relating those colours he has seen to each other he might be able to develop an understanding of the colourspace inside his head, an understanding that the reddishness of certain browns is a constituent feature as is the yellowishness of other browns, the bluishness of certain greys.”
“The image I have is that of a violently angry person, with eyes bulging and a deep reddish color in the face—such a deep color that it suggests bluishness.”
“Silhouetted against the wriggling inimical bluishness, she held her sword out in front of her.”
“Plus, however, was covered in fur of a shade that almost "fought" with theirs, having an orange hue whereas theirs had a bluishness to it.”
“Her hair was as black as her dress; her eyes, when one saw them, seemed blacker than either, on account of the bluishness of the white surrounding the pupil.”
“His hair in wild disorder, cheeks fallen in and corpse like with the bluishness of clay, the _chu [u] gen_ grinned and threatened.”
“It was of a tawny color, with great, irregular areas of yellow and patches of bluishness.”
“You see a hand gripping something; you see the eyes and forehead of an engineer's face; you perceive that an overall bluishness beyond the engine is the back of another man.”
“The sea between was of a strange thick bluishness, almost like raw egg-white; while, as always here, some snow-clouds, white and woolly, floated in the pale sky.”
“One day when she ventured upon a bit of criticism, precisely about an azure-tinted poplar, he made her go to nature and note for herself the delicate bluishness of the foliage.”
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