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blueness

[bloo-nis]
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noun
  1. the quality or state of being blue.
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Origin of blueness

First recorded in 1485–95; blue + -ness
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for blueness

Historical Examples

  • At six o'clock in the cars all is gloom, blueness and sorrow faces.

    Evening Round Up

    William Crosbie Hunter

  • The blueness of the air has, in fact, been given as a solution of the blueness of the sky.

  • Upon the Goddess of Minerva was bestowed a surname to signify the blueness of her eyes.

  • But it and the blueness returned if the window was shut for any time.

  • She had realized their blueness even in the dark of the auditorium.

    Painted Veils

    James Huneker