- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)Absence of colorNouns1. colorlessness, achromatism; decoloration, discoloration; pallor, pallidity; paleness, etiolation; neutral tint, monochrome, black-and-white; fading, dimming; bleaching. See weakness, dimness.2. bleach, whitener, decolorizer.Verbs — lose color, fade, turn pale, pale, change color; decolorize, discolor, bleach, whiten, achromatize, blanch, etiolate, wash or tone down.Adjectives — colorless, uncolored, achromatic, aplanatic, hueless, pale, pallid; pale-faced; faint, dull, muddy, leaden, gray, dun, wan, sallow, dead, dingy, ashy, ashen, pasty, lurid, ghastly, bloodless, deathly, ghostly, cadaverous, glassy, lackluster; blond, ash-blond, platinum-blond, fair; white; pale as death, pale as a ghost; white as a sheet; bleached.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A lack of excitement, liveliness, or interest: asepticism, blandness, drabness, dreariness, dryness, dullness, flatness, flavorlessness, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, lifelessness, sterileness, sterility, stodginess, vapidity, vapidness, weariness. See EXCITE.
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colorlessness — noun the visual property of being without chromatic color • Syn: ↑colourlessness, ↑achromatism, ↑achromaticity • Ant: ↑color • Derivationally related forms: ↑colourless ( … Useful english dictionary
achromaticity — noun the visual property of being without chromatic color • Syn: ↑colorlessness, ↑colourlessness, ↑achromatism • Ant: ↑color (for: ↑colorlessness) • Derivatio … Useful english dictionary
achromatism — noun the visual property of being without chromatic color • Syn: ↑colorlessness, ↑colourlessness, ↑achromaticity • Ant: ↑color (for: ↑colorlessness) • Deriv … Useful english dictionary
colourlessness — noun the visual property of being without chromatic color • Syn: ↑colorlessness, ↑achromatism, ↑achromaticity • Ant: ↑color (for: ↑colorlessness) • Derivational … Useful english dictionary
pale — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. wan, waxen, ashy, ashen, colorless, bloodless; light, blond; faint, dim, vague; sickly. See colorlessness, dimness.Ant., colorful; ruddy. v. i. whiten, blanch, blench; fade, dim. n. stake, picket;… … English dictionary for students