color-fulness

colorful

[kuhl-er-fuhl]
adjective
1.
abounding in color: In their tartans, the Scots guard made a colorful array.
2.
richly eventful or picturesque: a colorful historical period.
3.
presenting or suggesting vivid or striking scenes: a colorful narrative.

Origin:
1885–90; color + -ful

colorfully, adverb
colorfulness, noun
uncolorful, adjective


3. vigorous, spirited, dynamic.
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colorful
1889, in figurative sense of "interesting," from color + -ful.
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