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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black); Lightness or fairness of complexion; The state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong.

Usage examples (34)
  • Only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering
  • The reverse is the case with the word whiteness; what we affirm to
  • What will it mean to be white when whiteness is no longer the norm?
  • But whiteness is the default in our thinking for Earth-specific cultural/political reasons. for more
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