vividness

vividness
noun
1. interest and variety and intensity (Freq. 1)
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the Puritan Period was lacking in color

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the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

Syn: ↑color, ↑colour
Derivationally related forms: ↑vivid
Hypernyms: ↑interest, ↑interestingness
Attrubites: ↑colorful, ↑colourful, ↑colorless, ↑colourless
2. chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
Syn: ↑saturation, ↑chroma, ↑intensity
Derivationally related forms: ↑vivid, ↑intense (for: ↑intensity), ↑intensify (for: ↑intensity), ↑chromatic (for: ↑chroma)
Hypernyms: ↑color property
Substance Holonyms: ↑chromatic color, ↑chromatic colour, ↑spectral color, ↑spectral colour

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