blankness blankness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being blank; void; emptiness

Usage(s):

  1. Led into the courtroom in handcuffs, photographers captured the mix of beauty and blankness on the lightly freckled visage of the former University of Washington student.
  2. The very blankness of his expression reinforced the anxiety.
  3. All the actors play their entrapment with a weirdly convicted blankness.

News

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    While it may sound incongruous, singer-songwriter Angel Olsen studied at the feet of ’90s R & B titans Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Lauryn Hill. Cloistered in her St. Louis bedroom, an adolescent Olsen would record herself singing that era’s most popular songs, squealing the tape into blankness, mashing her digits across the raised buttons of record, rewind, play—replicating until the ...
    on March 5, 2014     Source: Filter Magazine

Quotes

  1. Joan accused him of having "a serious problem of male onset blankness in relation to women in the Labour Party."
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Joan Burton Source: Irish Times

  2. "This moral blankness feels even more ironic when you're in the celebration of Christmas. It's the season of warmth and loving and giving and family. And these guys have none of it," Ramis said.
    on Nov 25, 2005 By: Harold Ramis Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "You get that a lot if you're jumping in a cab round here," says Wire. "They say, 'How's that boy of yours, then? You know where he is, don't you?' It's the blankness that you have to deal with. Cardiff Afterlife deals with the feeling of...
    on Sep 30, 2004 By: Nicky Wire Source: guardian.co.uk

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