EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOARINESS
He saw the real distinctions of things, the hoariness on the willow leaf.
His hair was almost gray and perhaps this hoariness and general sedateness betokened a ripe old age.
One feels overcome with hoariness oneself by their mere proximity and silenced by the weight of ages.
She was old—but hers was the sublimity of age without its infirmity, the hoariness of winter without its chillness.
Name from senex, an old man, alluding to the hoariness of many species, or to the white hairs of the pappus.