colourlessly


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colourlessly

, (US) colorlessly
adv (lit)farblos; (fig)neutral
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The man, colourlessly uncouth, was drinking beer out of a glittering glass; the woman, rustic and placid, leaning back in the rough chair, gazed idly around.
"I am very disappointed because I see a bad situation becoming entrenched," he intoned colourlessly.
Even the English narrator betrays his slight disdain when he observes "a solitary Swiss couple": "The man, colourlessly uncouth, was drinking beer out of a glittering glass; the woman, rustic and placid, leaning back in the tough chair, gazed idly around" (138).
With each passing week more tone-free whiskers sprout colourlessly from the epidermis of my face and I look ever more 'distinguished', they tell me.