ashen bloodless livid lurid pale pallid pasty wan waxen

ashen bloodless livid lurid pale pallid pasty wan waxen
Colorless Col"or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas.

Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See: {achromatic}, {colorless}.] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

2. Free from any manifestation of partial or peculiar sentiment or feeling; not disclosing likes, dislikes, prejudice, etc.; as, colorless music; a colorless style; definitions should be colorless. [1913 Webster]

3. having lost its normal color.

Note: [Narrower terms: {blanched, etiolate, etiolated, whitened}; {bleached, faded, washed-out, washy}; {dimmed, dulled, grayed}; {dirty}; {dull, sober, somber, subfusc}] {colored}

Syn: colorless, uncolored, uncoloured. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • wan — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. pale, pallid, waxen, waxy, ashen, ashy, bloodless. See colorlessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. colorless, sickly, blanched; see pale 1 . See Synonym Study at pale . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) …   English dictionary for students

  • pasty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. doughy, soft; pallid, pale; gluey; viscid, glutinous. See colorlessness, softness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Like paste] Syn. gluey, geLatinous, gooey, doughy; see sticky , adhesive . 2. [Pale] Syn …   English dictionary for students

  • livid — [adj1] pale, ashen ashy, blanched, bloodless, colorless, discolored, dusky, gloomy, greyish, grisly, leaden, lurid, murky, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen; concept 618 Ant. blushing, brilliant, flushed, radiant, rosy livid [adj2] bruised black and blue …   New thesaurus

  • ashen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ashy, pale, bloodless, wan, gray. See colorlessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. pale, ashy, colorless, gray; see pale 1 . See Synonym Study at pale . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. pale, pallid …   English dictionary for students

  • bloodless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. anemic; pale; unfeeling, cold; peaceful; cowardly. See colorlessness, cowardice, insensibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Pale] Syn. pallid, wan, anemic; see pale 1 . 2. [Coldhearted] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • waxen — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. waxlike, wax covered, pale, pallid, white, whitish, wan, sickly, blanched, unhealthy, ghostly, sallow. Ant. ruddy, healthy*, robust. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Lacking color: ashen, ashy, bloodless, cadaverous …   English dictionary for students

  • blanched etiolate etiolated whitened — Colorless Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bleached faded washed-out washy — Colorless Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colorless — Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dimmed dulled grayed — Colorless Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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