What does whiteness mean?

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ˈʰwaɪt nɪs, ˈwaɪt-white·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. white, whiteness(noun)

    the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

  2. purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whiteness(noun)

    the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil

  3. whiteness(noun)

    lightness or fairness of complexion

    "only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering"


  1. whiteness(Noun)

    The state of being white.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whiteness(noun)

    the quality or state of being white; white color, or freedom from darkness or obscurity on the surface

  2. Whiteness(noun)

    want of a sanguineous tinge; paleness; as from terror, grief, etc

  3. Whiteness(noun)

    freedom from stain or blemish; purity; cleanness

  4. Whiteness(noun)


  5. Whiteness(noun)

    a flock of swans

  6. Origin: [AS. hwtness.]


  1. Whiteness

    In colorimetry, whiteness is the degree to which a surface is white. An example of its use might be to quantitatively compare two pieces of paper which appear white viewed individually, but not when juxtaposed. The International Commission on Illumination describes it in the following terms:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whiteness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whiteness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of whiteness in a Sentence

  1. George Ciccariello-Maher:

    Whiteness is never seen as a cause, in and of itself, of these kinds of massacres.

Images & Illustrations of whiteness

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