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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLORLESSNESS

Indifference does not secure impartiality; it results mostly in colorlessness.

In truth, Judith had realized rather more startlingly than usual the bareness and colorlessness of her life.

The metaphysics has been attenuated to something approaching in colorlessness the naturalist's conception of natural law.

She was clothed in velvet, which gave to her cheek and brow the colorlessness of marble.

She was a drab woman, with a colorlessness of face that seemed to match the colorlessness of her clothing.

The result was a colorlessness of manner which did great injustice to the gentle and delicate soul behind.

Colonel Simonov frowned down into the colorlessness of the vodka before dashing it back over his palate.

He combines in himself the excellencies and the colorlessness of the Sunday-school atmosphere.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from color (n.) + -less. Figurative sense of "lacking vividness" is recorded from 1861. Related: Colorlessness.

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