Definition of Lusterlessness

1. Noun. The property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss.

Exact synonyms: Flatness, Lustrelessness, Mat, Matt, Matte
Generic synonyms: Dullness
Derivative terms: Flat, Flat, Lusterless, Lustreless, Mat, Matt, Matte



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lusterlessness

luskish
lusks
lusorious
lussheburgh
lussheburghs
lust after
lust for learning
lusted
luster
lustered
lustering
lusterless
lusterlessly
lusterlessness (current term)
lusterous
lusters
lusterware
lusterwares
lustest
lusteth
lustfull
lustfully
lustfulness
lustfulnesses
lustic
lustick
lustier

Literary usage of Lusterlessness

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"5. Referring to colors: sobriety, obscurity, plainness, etc. e. Referring to a surface: lusterlessness, Antonyms: see BRIGHTNESS. ..."

2. Disease of the Blood by Paul Ehrlich, Carl von Noorden, Adolf Lazarus, Felix Pinkus (1905)
"... clear nuclei provided with nucleoli, and these nuclei were distinguished from those of the lymph corpuscles by their greater size and lusterlessness. ..."

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