Definition of "greyness" []

  • Of a neutral tone, intermediate between black and white, that has no hue and reflects and transmits only a little light (adjective)
  • Greyish in colour or having parts or marks that are greyish (adjective)
  • Dismal or dark, esp from lack of light; gloomy (adjective)
  • Neutral or dull, esp in character or opinion (adjective)
  • Having grey hair (adjective)
  • Of or relating to people of middle age or above (adjective)
  • Ancient; venerable (adjective)
  • (of textiles) natural, unbleached, undyed, and untreated (adjective)
  • Any of a group of grey tones (noun)
  • Grey cloth or clothing (noun)
  • An animal, esp a horse, that is grey or whitish (noun)
  • To become or make grey (verb)
  • The state or quality of being grey. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "greyness" in a sentence
  • "When the storm rolls in, just sit down with someone you love, and watch, and think about how beautiful the sky and water can be, when they go dark, and about how that darkness, that rolling greyness, is always only fleeting."
  • "Thus also the liquid nutriment in the hair decays because it is not concocted, and what is called greyness results."
  • "Althouse: "But I still find the greyness which is mainly the non-backlitness of the Kindle inferior to my iPhone.""