Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being gray; prevalence of gray, as in light or the atmosphere; semi-obscurity.
- n. Alternative form of greyness.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality of being gray.
- n. a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
“Our post-modern culture has embraced the "grayness" of life.”
“At the very starting point of society then, our heritage of Freedom of Religion must involve considerable latitude and "grayness" in the questions of human behavior and morality, lest we descend into conflict and chaos.”
“Pragmatists will continuously be bombarded by the 'grayness' of everything.”
“A kind of grayness moved through me, thick and heavy like the fog roiling overhead.”
“Just wondering: does the "grayness" of a gray market camera pertain to the warranty coverage, or does gray refer to anything else?”
“A different kind of grayness in the form of hunger began to stalk the land.”
“It is only the grayness which is always the same. ”
“The city looked as gray to me as the weather, though it was likely more a reflection of my grayness inside.”
“The dense grayness of the room itself had been exaggerated so that the room appeared to have been created from heavy fog.”
“Fancy blinked her eyes to clear them, only to realize the grayness was just the walls of the cellar closing around her.”
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