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1. violet

noun. ['ˈvaɪəlɪt'] a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum.

Synonyms

  • purple
  • reddish blue
  • indigo

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

Etymology

  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • viola (Latin)

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  • islet

2. violet

noun. ['ˈvaɪəlɪt'] any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers.

Synonyms

  • Viola conspersa
  • Viola rostrata
  • sweet white violet
  • two-eyed violet
  • tall white violet
  • heartsease
  • pale violet
  • American dog violet
  • English violet
  • Viola odorata
  • Viola ocellata
  • bird's-foot violet
  • white violet
  • hedge violet
  • Viola blanda
  • pansy violet
  • wood violet
  • Viola canadensis
  • long-spurred violet
  • Viola canina
  • woodland white violet
  • cream violet
  • Viola sylvatica
  • Johnny-jump-up
  • garden violet
  • Viola reichenbachiana
  • sweet violet
  • Canada violet
  • Viola pedata
  • downy yellow violet
  • Viola pubescens
  • viola
  • dog violet
  • heath violet
  • striped violet

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray
  • sooty-black
  • brown-gray

Etymology

  • violette (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • viola (Latin)

3. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky.

Synonyms

  • bluish
  • blueish

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • lively
  • consolable

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).

Antonyms

  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime.

Synonyms

  • powder blue
  • spectral colour
  • steel blue
  • Prussian blue
  • navy blue
  • cerulean
  • turquoise
  • peacock blue
  • navy
  • lazuline
  • royal blue
  • aqua
  • blueness
  • purplish blue
  • ultramarine
  • chromatic colour
  • chromatic color
  • sky-blue
  • dark blue
  • cobalt blue
  • azure
  • greenish blue
  • sapphire
  • spectral color

Antonyms

  • thick
  • tall
  • superior
  • estimable

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] blue clothing.

Synonyms

  • clothing
  • wear
  • vesture
  • habiliment
  • wearable

Antonyms

  • rising
  • operative
  • raised
  • safe

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue.

Synonyms

  • organization
  • organisation

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] characterized by profanity or cursing.

Synonyms

  • profane
  • dirty

Antonyms

  • happy
  • joyous
  • uncheerfulness

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] filled with melancholy and despondency.

Synonyms

  • low-spirited
  • dispirited
  • down
  • depressed
  • low
  • dejected
  • downhearted
  • grim
  • gloomy
  • down in the mouth

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • good
  • unregretful
  • unrepentant

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] the sky as viewed during daylight.

Synonyms

  • blue sky
  • wild blue yonder
  • blue air

Antonyms

  • euphoric
  • juiceless
  • unprofitable
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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