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white

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of white

  1. 1 lacking an addition of color dazzlingly white paint on the walls of the new house Synonyms of white tintless [archaic], uncolored, undyed, unpainted, unstained, colorlessWords Related to white clear, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid, transparent; bleached, faded, palish, washed-out, washy; dull, faint, gray (also grey), neutral, pale, pallid; snow-white, snowy, whitedNear Antonyms of white colorful, multicolored, polychromatic, polychrome, varicolored, variegatedAntonyms of white colored, colorized, dyed, hued, painted, pigmented, stained, tinct, tinctured, tinged, tinted

  2. 2 not causing or being capable of causing injury or hurt told a little white lie to spare her feelings Synonyms of white anodyne, benign, hurtless, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, safe, harmlessWords Related to white healthful, healthy, salubrious, wholesome; benignant; sound, trustworthy; gentle, gracious, mild; nonthreatening, painless, unobjectionable; noncorrosive, nondestructive, nonfatal, noninfectious, nonlethal, nonpoisonous, nonpolluting, nontoxic, nonvenomousNear Antonyms of white poisonous, venomous; menacing, ominous, sinister, threatening; hazardous, imperiling (or imperilling), jeopardizing, parlous, perilous, risky, unsafe, unsound; nasty, noisome, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; offensive, painful, scathing, wounding; deadly, fatal, lethal, ruinous; destructive, insidious, malignant, noxious, pestilent, polluted, taintedAntonyms of white adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, dangerous, deleterious, detrimental, evil, harmful, hurtful, ill, injurious, mischievous, nocuous, noxious, pernicious, prejudicial, wicked

  3. 3 free from sin the tendency to see everything and everyone as morally black or white Synonyms of white impeccable, pure, sinless, innocentWords Related to white chaste, moral, virgin, virtuous; immaculate, spotless, unblemished, unstained, unsullied; decent, ethical, good, honest, honorable, righteous, upright, virtuous; blameless, guiltlessNear Antonyms of white lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libidinous, lickerish, lustful, oversexed, unchaste; evil, immoral, iniquitous, reprobate, unrighteous, virtueless, wicked; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, erring, fallen, lost, perverted; condemned, damnedAntonyms of white impure, peccant, sinful, sinning



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