Usage examples for colorless

  1. The light in the hall below struck upward at her colorless face. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. They told them off in a slow and colorless way, as if it were all part of the past as much as the dead they named. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  3. Her eyes, on the contrary, were lowered, but there was a look of hopeless misery in her colorless face which made her appearance infinitely pathetic, and I felt confident that if he could only have seen her, he would not have maintained the cold and unresponsive manner which chilled the words on her lips and made all advance on her part impossible. – The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock by Anna Katharine Green
  4. Then the threads are no longer colorless, but golden; once more they lie together, level. – Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold by Mabel Collins
  5. " Heaven knows she's colorless enough to suit even you- with her winter- before- spring- before- summer- before- last clothes and her voice so meek you'd have to hold her in your lap to hear it. – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  6. She saw by the colorless lips and nervous contraction of the forehead, and by the bright, restless fever of the eyes that had formerly been so calm and clear, that something was amiss- terribly amiss. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  7. I turned and bowed to a young woman, who seemed very colorless and unattractive to my brief glance, compared with the radiant creature opposite me. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  8. " I agree with you," Trent remarked in a colorless tone. – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  9. " Lie down, Rover," whispered the colorless neighbor with so rich a blush that until it subsided the epithet ceased to be appropriate. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  10. Oi'm going to run away and live here," declared Sparrer, and while the others laughed he stared with dreamy eyes into the leaping flames of the huge fire Pat had built, and who shall say but that in them he saw the symbols of new hopes and ambitions springing from the colorless, sordid drudgery which until this time had been his life. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  11. Science is colorless and impersonal. – What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner
  12. The flowers were colorless in the moonlight- and yet they could be, and were, clothed with a hue of anger from himself. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  13. Her face was still absolutely colorless. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  14. All that life was ended; and he bore it no more ill- will or good- will than a man bears to a colorless dream of the night. – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  15. She got up and looked at Crevel; her colorless eyes frightened him. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  16. All objects at a little distance appeared to be colorless, and almost without form; the eye could find no place to repose in this perpetually changing horizon, which every minute assumed a new aspect. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  17. Family opinion was against her, innocent and beautiful as she looked lying there- so helpless, so still, with her long- fringed lashes shading her colorless cheek, and her little hands folded upon her bosom, as if already she were breathing the promised prayer for Hugh. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  18. Henrietta repeated but in an almost colorless voice, " Oh, George." – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  19. John made no reply, but his colorless face was clearly seen by his companion, who was fully aware of the anxiety in the heart of his friend. – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay