Friday, July 22, 2011

blue. (212/365)

...left over pics from my trip to Charlottsville last Friday...

Dedicated to Johannah Year in Blue


  • S: (n) blue, blueness (blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime) "he had eyes of bright blue"
  • S: (n) blue (blue clothing) "she was wearing blue"
  • S: (n) blue (any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue) "the Union army was a vast blue"
  • S: (n) blue sky, blue, blue air, wild blue yonder (the sky as viewed during daylight) "he shot an arrow into the blue"
  • S: (n) bluing, blueing, blue (used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge)
  • S: (n) amobarbital sodium, blue, blue angel, blue devil, Amytal (the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic)
  • S: (n) blue (any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae)



  • S: (adj) blue, bluish, blueish (of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky) "October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke"
  • S: (adj) blue (used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)) "a ragged blue line"
  • S: (adj) gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited (filled with melancholy and despondency) "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
  • S: (adj) blasphemous, blue, profane (characterized by profanity or cursing) "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"
  • S: (adj) blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy (suggestive of sexual impropriety) "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"
  • S: (adj) aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician (belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy) "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"
  • S: (adj) blue, puritanic, puritanical (morally rigorous and strict) "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior"; "blue laws"
  • S: (adj) blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary (causing dejection) "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
Definition of "blue" from Princeton's WordNet