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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-kroh-mik]
    • /eɪˈkroʊ mɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-kroh-mik]
    • /eɪˈkroʊ mɪk/

Definitions of achromic word

  • adjective achromic colourless 3
  • adjective achromic without color 3
  • adjective achromic colorless; without coloring matter. 1
  • noun achromic (science) Uncoloured; not pigmented; lacking in colour. 1
  • adjective achromic (sciences) Uncoloured; not pigmented; lacking in colour. 0

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Origin of achromic

First appearance:

before 1755
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1755-65; a-6 + chromic

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Parts of speech for Achromic


achromic popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

achromic usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for achromic

adj achromic

  • dull — not sharp; blunt: a dull knife.
  • drab — dull; cheerless; lacking in spirit, brightness, etc.
  • achromatic — without colour
  • anemic — Pathology. suffering from anemia.
  • ashen — Someone who is ashen looks very pale, especially because they are ill, shocked, or frightened.

adjective achromic

  • anaemic — Someone who is anaemic suffers from anaemia.

Antonyms for achromic

adj achromic

  • motley — exhibiting great diversity of elements: a motley crowd. Synonyms: heterogenous, varied, diverse, mixed, assorted, sundry; incongruous, disparate, diversified, dissimilar, divergent. Antonyms: homogeneous, uniform, identical; similar, like.
  • stimulating — to rouse to action or effort, as by encouragement or pressure; spur on; incite: to stimulate his interest in mathematics.
  • vivid — strikingly bright or intense, as color, light, etc.: a vivid green.
  • distinctive — serving to distinguish; characteristic; distinguishing: the distinctive stripes of the zebra.
  • intense — existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree: intense heat.

adjective achromic

  • coloured — Something that is coloured a particular colour is that colour.
  • colourful — Something that is colourful has bright colours or a lot of different colours.
  • biassed — a particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinion, especially one that is preconceived or unreasoned: illegal bias against older job applicants; the magazine’s bias toward art rather than photography; our strong bias in favor of the idea.

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