Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or condition of being without color or distinctive hue.
- n. the state of being colorless
- n. the visual property of being without chromatic color
“I have visions of turning into a spectral gray, a mass of colorlessness, a vanguard of lost youth, haunted and hovering over the living with warnings of doing all that you can now.”
“At intermission, I overheard a listener complain about an emotional colorlessness despite the piece's exciting surface.”
“When Sean Hayes, from Will & Grace, made his Broadway debut in Promises, Promises playing a heterosexual man, the New York Times theater review included these lines: "his emotions often seem pale to the point of colorlessness ... his relationship with [his costar Kristin] Chenoweth feels more like that of a younger brother than a would-be lover and protector.”
“Setoodeh stands by his criticism of Hayes 'performance -- not his audience -- and points out that the New York Times theater critic wrote "his emotions often seem pale to the point of colorlessness ... his relationship with [his costar Kristin] Chenoweth feels more like that of a younger brother than a would-be lover and protector.”
“It looked very wrong amidst the bright blue river and lush green banks, a sudden shock of colorlessness.”
“I like the unripe, slightly salty melon of Vanille Galante, the cold lily note, the almost non-existence of vanilla, the pure, calm water in which the ingredients serenely flow, the pastel colorlessness of it all.”
“Kurkdjian's sumptuous touch shows through the apparent purity of the fragrance, which makes its transparency warm and its colorlessness interesting.”
“Something about being ill on the cusp of spring… By March I have already had more brown and gray than I can stand, but fever and congestion bring a whole new dimension to the colorlessness I already feel.”
“For a moment, it rendered me sightless until something emerged from the colorlessness.”
“Both types of oil were known for their light-reflecting properties, drying capabilities, and easy availability, and each could be purified to colorlessness.”
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