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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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Rhymes with Violet

  • islet

How do you pronounce violet?

Pronounce violet as ˈvaɪəlɪt.

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UK - How to pronounce violet in British English

Sentences with violet


1. Verb, base form
With various mutations and dilutions, you can find domestic budgies in shades ranging from cinnamon to violet.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Draw a rough sketch of the violet on a piece of scrap paper.

3. Foreign word
Place the completed African violet dish garden indoors or outdoors in a full or partial shade location.

Quotes about violet


1. It is useless for me to describe to you how terrible Violet, Klaus, and even Sunny felt in the time that followed. If you have ever lost someone very important to you, then you already know how it feels, and if you haven't, you cannot possibly imagine it.
- Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

2. What if life could be this way? Only the happy parts, none of the terrible, not even the mildly unpleasant. What if we could just cut out the bad and keep the good? This is what I want to do with Violet - give her only the good, keep away the bad, so that good is all we ever have around us.
- Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

3. There is nothing to save, now all is lost,but a tiny core of stillness in the heartlike the eye of a violet.
- D.H. Lawrence

2. violet-flowered

adjective. having a violet color.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • violet-colored
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

3. reddish-violet

adjective. of violet tinged with red.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

4. violet-colored

adjective. having a violet color.

Synonyms

  • violet-coloured
  • coloured
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

5. violet-tinged

adjective. of something that is tinged with violet.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

6. violet-blue

adjective. of blue tinged with lavender.

Synonyms

  • lilac-blue

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

7. blue-violet

adjective. of violet tinted with blue.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

8. violet-flowered_petunia

noun. herb or small shrublet having solitary violet to rose-red flowers.

Synonyms

  • petunia

9. 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)

10. violet

adjective. ['ˈvaɪəlɪt'] of a color intermediate between red and blue.

Synonyms

  • purple
  • purplish

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • discolor
  • lowborn

Etymology

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