colorless

adjective col·or·less \ ˈkə-lər-ləs \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of colorless

: lacking color: such as
a : pallid, blanched
  • a colorless complexion
b : dull, uninteresting
  • colorless prose

colorlessly

adverb

colorlessness

noun

Examples of colorless in a Sentence

  1. since we can't decide what color to paint the doghouse, our latest home project remains colorless for the time being

  2. page after page of colorless prose without even one neat turn of phrase

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First Known Use of colorless

14th century

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COLORLESS Defined for English Language Learners

colorless

Definition of colorless for English Language Learners

  • : lacking color

  • : dull or boring : not interesting


COLORLESS Defined for Kids

colorless

adjective col·or·less \ ˈkə-lər-ləs \

Definition of colorless for Students

1 : having no color
2 : wan 1, pale
3 : 1dull 3
  • Her face had a colorless expression.


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