BrE colorless AmE [ˈkʌlələs US ˈkʌlər-] adj
1.) having no colour
a colourless, odourless gas
2.) if your face, hair, eyes, skin, or lips are colourless, they are very pale, usually because you are ill or frightened
3.) not interesting or exciting
= ↑dull
his colourless personality
>colourlessly adv

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