hueless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hueless of something totally lacking in saturation and therefore having no hue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hueless Destitute of color.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hueless Destitute of hue or color.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. hiwle√°s,. See Hue color

Usage

In literature:

When foot by foot we creep o'er the hueless viewless deep To the sob of the questing lead!
"Verses 1889-1896" by Rudyard Kipling
Alp over burning Alp, and around them a hueless dawn!
"Beauchamp's Career, Complete" by George Meredith
Either they glowed with color, or they were hueless and dead.
"The Guns of Shiloh" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Isora slowly recovered; her eyes in opening dwelt upon mine; her blood rushed at once to her cheek, and as suddenly left it hueless as before.
"Devereux, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I hesitated, for the expression of that hueless countenance touched me; it was not the face which inspires distrust or fear.
"A Strange Story, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Surely some hueless poppy blossomed in the darkness of those ruins, or the soulless ashes of the dead breathe out a drowsy influence.
"Henry Brocken" by Walter J. de la Mare
The valley of the Chagrin lay almost hueless in the cold sunshine.
"The Mormon Prophet" by Lily Dougall
Madeleine's hueless face was overspread with a brilliant glow as she cast upon Maurice one hasty look of gratitude.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Then a cry that ended in a great sob burst from her hueless lips.
"The Masked Bridal" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
What they lose is their sense of colour, for in the dark all things are hueless.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
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In poetry:

As into Giaour lands
With Dervish faith and rite,
Hueless, a Saracen,
He flies.
"Swallow" by Padraic Colum
Into the thin and trembling gloom,
That holds a hueless warp of light,
The murmuring wind on a slow loom
Weaves the rich purples of the night.
"Crepuscule" by Clark Ashton Smith