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whiteness

[hwahyt-nis, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪt nɪs, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being white.
2.
3.
4.
a white substance.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English whitenes, Old English hwītnes. See white, -ness
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  • They simply carry a double dose of an allele for whiteness.
  • The course considers the historical formation of whiteness as well as its current cultural and economic manifestations.
  • Those little woolly clouds grew compact and finally covered the ocean with their soft whiteness.
  • He stays down, a broken line of color in the whiteness.
  • But on the other hand, it is always exciting to whiteness new discoveries.
  • He might be a bit soft on the natives, but no one doubted his whiteness.
  • The whiteness of the new page is a particular concern, as are the fonts.
  • Snow now so deep, so dense and packed, that the world glowed in its blinding whiteness.
  • While they roar, preen themselves and ultimately cringe, the illusion of their whiteness is meant to be transparent.
  • The end of which is that there is a suggestion, a suggestion that there can be a different whiteness to a wall.

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