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Definition of Whiteness


  1. The quality or state of being white; white color, or freedom from darkness or obscurity on the surface.
  2. Want of a sanguineous tinge; paleness; as from terror, grief, etc.
  3. Freedom from stain or blemish; purity; cleanness.
  4. Nakedness.
  5. A flock of swans.

Whiteness Quotations

I made my first white women friends in college; they loved me and were loyal to our friendship, but I understood, as they did, that they were white women and that whiteness mattered.
Alice Walker

Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.
William R. Alger

Chefs don't use white pepper just to avoid spoiling the whiteness of pommes puree or bechamel. It has a more peppery aroma, with sharpness and sweetness, too.
Yotam Ottolenghi

The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not likely to lose it in any other.
Alexander Smith

No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish person in this country how to be. There is no single definition of whiteness or single definition of blackness.
Montel Williams
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Whiteness Translations

whiteness in French is blancheur
whiteness in Italian is bianca
whiteness in Swedish is vithet
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