Definition of Colorless

1. Adjective. Lacking in variety and interest. "A colorless description of the parade"

Exact synonyms: Colourless
Similar to: Neutral, Pale, Pallid
Also: Dull
Antonyms: Colorful, Colourful



2. Adjective. Weak in color; not colorful.

Definition of Colorless

1. a. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water.

Definition of Colorless

1. Adjective. (Chiefly American English) (alternative spelling of colourless) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colorless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colorless

colorism
colorisms
colorist
coloristic
coloristical
coloristically
colorists
colorization
colorizations
colorize
colorized
colorizer
colorizers
colorizes
colorizing
colorless (current term)
colorlessly
colorlessness
colorlessnesses
colorman
colormap
colormaps
colormen
colorogenic
colorology
coloron
colorous
colorphobia
colorpoint
colorpoints

Literary usage of Colorless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"The yellow esters are much more easily hydrolyzed than the colorless esters. The presence or absence of color, however, is not sufficient to characterize ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"Tschermak (86) secured in F1 from maple X colorless, brown maple seed coat without purple specks. These F/s gave in F2, 52 maples: 17 dark brown selfs: i ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"When any of its colorless solutions in organic solvents are evaporated to dryness the original colorless carbinol chloride is recovered unchanged. ..."

4. Text-book of normal histology: Including an Account of the Development of by George Arthur Piersol (1896)
"The morphological constituents of the blood are of two kinds, the colorless or white corpuscles and the colored or red cells; to these must .be added a ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"By the action of this bromid dissolved in acetic acid upon acetate of silver an oily liquid was obtained, boiling at 268° centigrade, neutral, colorless, ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1858)
"The bromid is a heavy colorless liquid which, at a temperature below ten degrees centigrade, crystallizes in beautiful colorless prisms. ..."

7. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1905)
"is without color, the ions of both elements are also colorless. So, too, since no relation exists between the color of an atom and that of its molecule, ..."

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