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1. Lacking color: a colorless liquid.
2. Pale; pallid: a colorless face.
3. Lacking animation, variety, or distinction; dull. See Synonyms at dull.

col′or·less·ly adv.
col′or·less·ness n.


(ˈkʌl ər lɪs)

1. without color.
2. pallid; dull in color: a colorless complexion.
3. lacking vividness; drab; insipid; lackluster.
col′or•less•ly, adv.
col′or•less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.colorless - lacking in variety and interest; "a colorless and unimaginative person"; "a colorless description of the parade"
dull - lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods"
colourful, colorful - striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language"
2.colorless - weak in color; not colorful
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"


3. Without definite or distinctive characteristics:


adj incoloro, sin color
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