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 (wŏsh′ē, wô′shē)
adj. wash·i·er, wash·i·est
1. Pale in color; washed-out.
2. Watery; diluted: washy tea.
3. Lacking strength or resolution: "I must be a weak, washy, evil thing who could not possibly make up his mind" (Theodore Dreiser).

wash′i·ness n.
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The state or quality of being insipid:
Informal: wishy-washiness.
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That suggestion was reinforced by the washiness of the gouache, denser and darker green in some places and thinner--yellower--in others.
It was almost as though he sought a way out of the washiness and found in oil a certain dry translucency and a sharpness he was then able to translate into watercolor.