What is the antonym of “glassiness”?
The antonyms of glassiness are dullness and opacity. The antonyms dullness and opacity convey a lack of transparency or clarity.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Lacking brightness, shine, or clarity; not sharp or vivid.
The painting's colors had faded over time, resulting in a dullness that made it hard to appreciate.
Lack of transparency or translucency; the quality of being impenetrable to light.
The frosted glass had an opacity that prevented anyone from seeing through it.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Dullness refers to a lack of brightness or clarity, while opacity refers to a lack of transparency or translucency.
- 2Dullness can be used to describe objects that have lost their shine or vividness, while opacity is used to describe objects that are impenetrable to light.
Good things to know
- 1Art Criticism: Use dullness to describe paintings or photographs that lack vibrancy or clarity.
- 2Science: Use opacity to describe materials that do not allow light to pass through them.
- 3Everyday Life: Use these antonyms to describe the clarity or transparency of objects such as glass, water, or plastic.