blueness

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Etymology[edit]

From blue +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

blueness (usually uncountable, plural bluenesses)

  1. The quality or characteristic of being blue in color.
    • 1905, H. G. Wells, Empire of the Ants
      In an atlas, too, the land is man's, and all coloured to show his claim to it — in vivid contrast to the universal independent blueness of the sea.
  2. Melancholy.

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