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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. having lost freshness or brilliance of color;
- Example: "sun-bleached deck chairs"
- Example: "faded jeans"
- Example: "a very pale washed-out blue"
- Example: "washy colors"
[syn: bleached, faded, washed-out, washy]

2. (used of color) artificially produced; not natural;
- Example: "a bleached blonde"
[syn: bleached, colored, coloured, dyed]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bleach \Bleach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bleached; p. pr. & vb. n. Bleaching.] [OE. blakien, blechen, v. t. & v. i., AS. bl[=a]cian, bl?can, to grow pale; akin to Icel. bleikja, Sw. bleka, Dan. blege, D. bleeken, G. bleichen, AS. bl[=a]c pale. See Bleak, a.] To make white, or whiter; to remove the color, or stains, from; to blanch; to whiten. [1913 Webster] The destruction of the coloring matters attached to the bodies to be bleached is effected either by the action of the air and light, of chlorine, or of sulphurous acid. --Ure. [1913 Webster] Immortal liberty, whose look sublime Hath bleached the tyrant's cheek in every varying clime. --Smollett. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bleached \Bleached\, a. Whitened; make white. [1913 Webster] Let their bleached bones, and blood's unbleaching stain, Long mark the battlefield with hideous awe. --Byron. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

dyed \dyed\ adj. 1. colored or impregnated with dye. [Narrower terms: dyed-in-the-wool, yarn-dyed; hennaed] undyed Syn: tinted. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having a new color imparted by impregnation with dye; having an artificially produced color; not naturally colored. [Narrower terms: bleached] Syn: colored. [WordNet 1.5]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "bleached": bare, barren, blanched, bland, blank, bleached white, bright, characterless, clean, cleanly, clear, dainty, decolored, decolorized, devoid, dirt-free, drained, drained of color, empty, eroded, faded, fair, fastidious, featureless, fresh, hollow, immaculate, inane, insipid, kosher, lightened, nonpolluted, null, null and void, of cleanly habits, pure, ritually pure, shiny, smut-free, smutless, spotless, stainless, sweet, tahar, tubbed, unadulterated, unbesmirched, unblemished, unblotted, undefiled, unmuddied, unpolluted, unrelieved, unsmirched, unsmudged, unsoiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished, vacant, vacuous, void, washed-out, weather-battered, weather-beaten, weather-bitten, weather-eaten, weather-wasted, weathered, weatherworn, well-scrubbed, well-washed, white, whitened, with nothing inside, without content