Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Destitute of hue or color.

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

  • adjective Destitute of color.

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  • adjective Without hue; colourless.

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

  • adjective of something totally lacking in saturation and therefore having no hue

Etymologies

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hue +‎ -less

Examples

  • The lips opened to smile, the teeth were faultless; an effect was produced, if a cold one -- the colder for the unparticipating northern eyes; eyes of that half cloud and blue, which make a kind of hueless grey, and are chiefly striking in an authoritative stage.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • The lips opened to smile, the teeth were faultless; an effect was produced, if a cold one -- the colder for the unparticipating northern eyes; eyes of that half cloud and blue, which make a kind of hueless grey, and are chiefly striking in an authoritative stage.

    Diana of the Crossways — Complete

  • The lips opened to smile, the teeth were faultless; an effect was produced, if a cold one -- the colder for the unparticipating northern eyes; eyes of that half cloud and blue, which make a kind of hueless grey, and are chiefly striking in an authoritative stage.

    Diana of the Crossways — Volume 1

  • Nor did he speak or bother to come to the window when later they crossed a wide, hueless bend of the Yangtze River and pulled into the city of Chongqing.

    Heaven Lake

  • Nor did he speak or bother to come to the window when later they crossed a wide, hueless bend of the Yangtze River and pulled into the city of Chongqing.

    Heaven Lake

  • She was fastening into her girdle a hueless and scentless nosegay, when Henry Sympson called to her as he came limping from the house.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Nor did he speak or bother to come to the window when later they crossed a wide, hueless bend of the Yangtze River and pulled into the city of Chongqing.

    Heaven Lake

  • Nor did he speak or bother to come to the window when later they crossed a wide, hueless bend of the Yangtze River and pulled into the city of Chongqing.

    Heaven Lake

  • Nor did he speak or bother to come to the window when later they crossed a wide, hueless bend of the Yangtze River and pulled into the city of Chongqing.

    Heaven Lake

  • Nor did he speak or bother to come to the window when later they crossed a wide, hueless bend of the Yangtze River and pulled into the city of Chongqing.

    Heaven Lake

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