Definition of Purpleness

1. Noun. A purple color or pigment.




Definition of Purpleness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being purple in colour. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purpleness

purple saxifrage
purple silkweed
purple state
purple strawberry guava
purple swamphen
purple swamphens
purple trillium
purple velvet plant
purple virgin's bower
purple willow
purple yam
purpled
purpleheart
purplehearts
purplely
purpleness (current term)
purpler
purples
purplest
purplewood
purplewoods
purplier
purpliest
purpling
purplish
purplish blue
purplish pink
purplish red
purplishly
purplishness

Literary usage of Purpleness

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1. Breeding and the Mendelian Discovery by Arthur Dukinfield Darbishire (1911)
"... amongst the whites, which show that the two characters are not associated so closely as, for instance, purpleness of flower and purpleness of axil. ..."

2. Heredity in the Light of Recent Research by Leonard Doncaster (1912)
"In the production of their gametes (pollen-cells and egg-cells) segregation will take place between tallness and shortness, and between purpleness and ..."

3. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1857)
"... shell- fishy purpleness and power ; and now that is gone ; and nobody can color anywhere, except the Hindoos and Chinese ; but that need not be so, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
"... as atmospheres of that extreme purpleness (as if mulberry-juice were substituted for the ordinary vehicle) are Very rare, and . that as the mere work of ..."

5. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1850)
"... or such as evince the ordinary signs of debility, a feeble pulse, cold extremities, and purpleness of parts distant from the centre of circulation. ..."

6. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1855)
"... or such as evince the ordinary signs of debility, a feeble pulse, cold extremities, and purpleness of pans distant from the centre of circulation. ..."

7. The Appreciation of Pictures by Russell Sturgis (1905)
"... in another : it is more purely blue in one case and much modified (you cannot say how much) towards greenness in another, towards purpleness in a third, ..."

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