Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being bluish; a small degree of blue color.

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  • noun The quality of being bluish.

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Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Creative Control - Part 5

  • 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.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • 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.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Silhouetted against the wriggling inimical bluishness, she held her sword out in front of her.

    Kingdoms of Light

  • 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.

    Damia's Children

  • His hair in wild disorder, cheeks fallen in and corpse like with the bluishness of clay, the _chu [u] gen_ grinned and threatened.

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), Retold from the Japanese Originals Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 2

  • 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.

    Balcony Stories

  • It was of a tawny color, with great, irregular areas of yellow and patches of bluishness.

    Sand Doom

  • 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.

    War and the future: Italy, France and Britain at war

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