Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being gray; prevalence of gray, as in light or the atmosphere; semi-obscurity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being gray.

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  • noun Alternative form of greyness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

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Examples

  • Our post-modern culture has embraced the "grayness" of life.

    Statement of Faith

  • Our post-modern culture has embraced the "grayness" of life.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Pragmatists will continuously be bombarded by the 'grayness' of everything.

    Are we having Fund yet?

  • 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.

    LET'S HEAR IT FOR MORAL RELATIVISM

  • A kind of grayness moved through me, thick and heavy like the fog roiling overhead.

    Hoodwink

  • Just wondering: does the "grayness" of a gray market camera pertain to the warranty coverage, or does gray refer to anything else?

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

  • "A different kind of grayness in the form of hunger began to stalk the land.

    Kingdoms of Light

  • It is only the grayness which is always the same. "

    The Illustrious Prince

  • The city looked as gray to me as the weather, though it was likely more a reflection of my grayness inside.

    Miles to Go

  • The dense grayness of the room itself had been exaggerated so that the room appeared to have been created from heavy fog.

    Slice Of Cherry

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