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What is the adjective for colourfulness?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs color, colorize, colour, colourise, colourish, colourize and encolour which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. Having a color.
  2. Having a particular color or kind of color.
  3. Having prominent colors; colorful.
  4. Influenced pervasively but subtly.
  5. (offensive) Of skin color other than white; in particular, black.
  6. (South Africa) Of neither black nor white skin color.
  7. (chiefly historical) Designated for use by colored people (in either the US or South African sense).
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  9. Examples:
    1. “There she was, trotting about the village in her colored skirt with the two big red flowers.”
      “There the trail became entangled as overlapping paths were buried by the virtual footprints of the teeming masses bound in brightly colored patterns of silk.”
      “To some facts, he is quite blind, and his own observations are, in general, colored due to his bias.”
  1. (obsolete) Colourful.
  2. Apparently true; specious; potentially justifiable.
  3. (now rare, sometimes law) Deceptive; fake, misleading.
    1. (law) In appearance only; not in reality what it purports to be, hence counterfeit, feigned.
  4. That can be coloured.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “In other words, the choice may not be simply between a bona fide claim and a colourable claim, for example.”
      “Listening to you develop that argument in the High Court would provide a good opportunity for working out whether the claim was colourable.”
      “In DCK there are no interlocking triples, the question of contextuality does not arise and DCK trivially is KS colourable.”
  1. Possessing prominent and varied colors.
  2. Interesting, multifaceted, energetic, distinctive.
  3. (euphemistic) Profane, obscene, offensive (usually in the phrase colourful language).
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  5. Examples:
    1. “A sea of tall, dark men, wearing gold-colored fezes on their heads and draped in colorful robes, strolled pompously.”
      “He's certainly one of the more colorful personalities in show business.”
      “He has become a wellspring for wisdom and waggishness for a broad range of diverse historical figures and colorful characters.”
  1. Having little or no colour.
  2. (of a liquid) Water white.
  3. Lacking in interest or variety.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “It is a colourless gas produced by the decay of organic matter such as raw sewage, oils, and saltwater.”
      “The light was harsh, the sky was flat and colourless, and there were no clouds.”
      “Sam teared up when he saw her colourless face, her pale lips, the bandages on her arms, and the slight rise and fall of her chest.”
  1. (chemistry) That produces coloured precipitates
  2. colourful
  3. flowery (writing)
  4. Examples:
    1. “Chelsea Through May 26 Shimmering wall works of steel mesh backed by fluorescent Plexiglas seduce the eye in this colorific show.”
      “And the hundred tints of this verdure do not form the only colorific charms of the landscape.”
      “Without this colorific value of words, we could express little more by speech than by the symbols of algebra.”
  1. Archaic form of colourful.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of colourful.
  1. Having colors that have been dyed or applied to the material in a way that will prevent them from being washed out, running, or fading.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “This yarn is mothproof, shrink-proof, colorfast, non-allergenic and machine washable and dryable.”
      “For now, Patagonia prefers to stick with colorfast dyes, although not all are harmless to the earth.”
      “In fact, from the mid-thirties Kodak's Kodachrome process offered a remarkably colorfast and permanent image.”
  1. Alternative spelling of colorfast (Items with dyes or pigments that are capable of producing a stable colouring effect.)
  2. Examples:
    1. “Our aluminium window shutters are extremely sturdy, weather resistant, colourfast and long lasting.”
      “Heavy Duty: Designed for sturdy colourfast fabrics that require a vigorous wash action and high speed spin to reduce drying time.”
      “This model 929 distinguishes itself by colourfast light, whereby no irritations can occur.”
  1. Characterised or marked by color; colorful; (by extension) vibrant; cheerful
  1. (music) Of, pertaining to, or focused on coloring or an enhanced use of colour
  2. Examples:
    1. “There are times when the voices come to the forefront, but Gubaidulina treats them mostly in a coloristic and fragmentary fashion.”
      “Her soprano has winning qualities of freshness and purity, but the voice, at least as she uses it, has little coloristic or emotional variety.”
      “The overall coloristic neutrality of the painting is anchored by the red table where the sewing machine rests.”
  1. British spelling standard spelling of colorful.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “A parent, who is a costumer for a theatre company, provided many of the bright, colourful costumes.”
      “His lyrics are always childlike and unpretentious, evoking ridiculous pictures and colourful characters.”
      “Doris Blessing is an 80-year-old spinster and a rather colourful character.”
  1. Of, pertaining to, or producing coloration.
  1. That produces colour (under particular conditions)
  1. American standard spelling of colourable.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The defendant's colorable defense left the jury divided, considering the appearance of credibility it held.”
      “But there are colorable conservative arguments for opposing a constitutional amendment and for opposing federalizing the issue.”
      “I just don't think you can make a colorable argument to support that point.”
  1. American standard spelling of colourless.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “It is a colorless gas produced by the decay of organic matter such as raw sewage, oils, and saltwater.”
      “The light was harsh, the sky was flat and colorless, and there were no clouds.”
      “Sam teared up when he saw her colorless face, her pale lips, the bandages on her arms, and the slight rise and fall of her chest.”
  1. British spelling standard spelling of colored.
  1. Rare spelling of colouristical.
  1. Alternative spelling of coloristic
  2. Examples:
    1. “They were the first to use diluted glaze for colouristic effect, contrasting it with the sharper, denser relief glaze line.”
      “Isn't his work repellent in its madness, whatever the colouristic skill of the paintings, whatever the occasional sublimity of the prose?”
      “His fragmentary scoring for choir and colouristic use of percussion elevates the solo cellist to high priest and turns the piece into a concerto.”
  1. Rare spelling of colorative.
  1. (Britain) Alternative form of colorsome
  1. Rare spelling of colorific.
  1. Conveying color, as opposed to shades of gray.
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  1. (nonstandard) Rare spelling of colorous.
  1. (archaic) Producing or transmitting color.
  1. (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Britain) Alternative form of color
  1. (rare) coloristic
  1. Full of colour.
  1. present participle of colour
  2. (Britain, Canada) Alternative spelling of coloring
  1. simple past tense and past participle of colourise
  1. present participle of colourise
  1. (obsolete) present participle of colourish
  1. simple past tense and past participle of encolour
  1. present participle of encolour
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