HyperDic: whiteness

English > 3 senses of the word whiteness:
NOUNattributewhiteness, whitethe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
statewhiteness, purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocencethe state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong
attributewhitenesslightness or fairness of complexion
whiteness > pronunciation
Soundshhway'tnahs; way'tnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > whiteness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black).
Synonymwhite
NarroweralabasterA very light white
bleachThe whiteness that results from removing the color from something
bone, ivory, pearl, off-whiteA shade of white the color of bleached bones
chalkA pure flat white with little reflectance
frostiness, hoarinessA silvery-white color
Broaderachromatic color, achromatic colourA color lacking hue
Oppositeblack, blackness, inkinessThe quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
Spanishblanco, blancura
Catalanblanc, blancor
Adjectiveswhitebeing of the achromatic color of maximum lightness
English > whiteness: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil.
Synonymspurity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence
NarrowercleannessWithout moral defects
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishpureza
Catalanpuresa
Adjectiveswhitefree from moral blemish or impurity
English > whiteness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaninglightness or fairness of complexion.
Example"only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering"
Broadercomplexion, skin color, skin colourThe coloring of a person's face
Spanishblancura

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