Definitions of whiteness
  1. noun
    the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    synonyms: white
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    black, blackness, inkiness
    the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
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    a very light white
    the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    bone, ivory, off-white, pearl
    a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    a pure flat white with little reflectance
    frostiness, hoariness
    a silvery-white color
    type of:
    achromatic color, achromatic colour
    a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
  2. noun
    lightness or fairness of complexion
    “only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering”
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    complexion, skin color, skin colour
    the coloring of a person's face
  3. noun
    the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    synonyms: innocence, pureness, purity, sinlessness
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    without moral defects
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    condition, status
    a state at a particular time
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