Definition of Colourlessness

1. Noun. The visual property of being without chromatic color.

Exact synonyms: Achromaticity, Achromatism, Colorlessness
Generic synonyms: Visual Property
Specialized synonyms: Achromia
Antonyms: Color
Derivative terms: Colorless, Colourless



Definition of Colourlessness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being colourless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colourlessness

colourising
colourist
colouristic
colouristical
colouristically
colourists
colourization
colourize
colourized
colourizer
colourizers
colourizes
colourizing
colourless
colourlessly
colourlessness (current term)
colourman
colourmen
colourous
colourphobia
colourpoint
colourpoints
colourpuncture
colourrhagia
colourrhaphy
colourrhoea
colours
colourway
colourways
colourwise

Literary usage of Colourlessness

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

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1842)
"... there would be universal colourlessness, universal silence, ... But universal colourlessness, universal silence, ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1896)
"... period of colourlessness intervenes before the second stage of colour arrives ; when its amount is small while that of the sulphuric acid is also small, ..."

3. Lectures on Greek Philosophy and Other Philosophical Remains of James by James Frederick Ferrier (1866)
"Let us say that, man being annihilated, there would no longer be any external universe ; that is to say, that there would be universal colourlessness, ..."

4. An Introduction to a biology and other papers by Arthur Dukinfield Darbishire (1917)
"Now, it is probable that some form of banding is more ancient than colourlessness, and still more probable that some form of colouring, at any rate, ..."

5. Researches on Colour-blindness: With a Supplement on the Danger Attending by George Wilson (1855)
"... in colourlessness and brilliancy. following description by Cuvier, which contains the fullest account I have been able to find of these variations. ..."

6. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1845)
"Properties of Glass, Transparence, colourlessness,—Transparence and colourlessness are the first properties of glass ; to obtain ..."

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