Adjective(1) overly diluted; thin and insipid(2) having lost freshness or brilliance of color
(1) It seems like a window that you could step through and the gentle, washy colours are like the dew on freshly mown grass.(2) The washy gray background of Untitled, 1960, for example, suggests a wintry landscape and feels lovingly painted.(3) Backlighting the hand, a bright yellow disk rests against a washy sienna background encircled by a repeating phrase in Gujarati.(4) Centered in the distance amid a vast panorama, the Empire State Building rises into the pink haze that settles over it; a washy band of pale blue floats above.(5) Much grandiose painting business is imposed on top of a large blue spiral enclosing washy green transparencies.(6) A washy monochrome, its broad rectangles of turpentine-thinned burnt sienna lack not only the powerful materiality of the other paintings, but the intensity of fully saturated color as well.(7) In one, the stick-straight, regular strokes, painted light against a washy dark so that fine black lines halo every gesture, suggest bare twigs caught in an ice storm.(8) In each of these works, a washy monochromatic ground has been marked with white whiplash lines.(9) They've pretty much dropped social/political style illustrations for lots of washy winter scene's or visual jokes.(10) My favorite thing about the photos above is the selection of an unflattering angle and the pale washiness of the image for the "uncute" girl.(11) Five of twenty-one patients who reported stool washiness had diarrhea, but only 2 patients had serious symptoms.(12) I knitted the sample in a denim cotton to give a washier colour(13) I like the combo and the layering of the washiness of the watercolor with the mandala imagery.
(1) wishy-washy :: slap
1. washed-out ::
2. faded ::
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