un·​col·​ored | \ ˌən-ˈkə-lərd How to pronounce uncolored (audio) \

Definition of uncolored

: not colored: such as
a : not having color uncolored glass the last uncolored page in the coloring book red, blue, or uncolored paper
b : not altered or distorted … she was now persisting in her pretense of devotion, uncolored, apparently, by any suspicion of what had happened.— Theodore Dreiser

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Examples of uncolored in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the top of the central pillar is a seventh window that has been left uncolored. Inga Saffron, Philly.com, "What the new Salvation Army memorial tells us about Philadelphia's building boom," 12 June 2018 The uncolored base materials could potentially be made to be quite cosmetically elegant, hydrating, etc. Joyann King, Harper's BAZAAR, "Why You Can't "Print" Quality Cosmetics," 9 May 2014 Sound is open and uncolored, with a crispness that shimmers and bass that never veers toward boomy. Michael Hsu, WSJ, "The Best Bluetooth Headphones for People Who Lose Stuff," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of uncolored

1538, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncolored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncolored. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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