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Washed Out Purple Color

HEX #89839C / RGB (137, 131, 156)

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What is Washed Out Purple Color?

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Washed Out Purple has the hex code #89839C. The equivalent RGB values are (137, 131, 156), which means it is composed of 32% red, 31% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:12 M:16 Y:0 K:39. In the HSV/HSB scale, Washed Out Purple has a hue of 254°, 16% saturation and a brightness value of 61%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Washed Out Purple color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Washed Out Purple can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Washed Out Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#89839C
RGB Values(137, 131, 156)
CMYK Values(12%, 16%, 0%, 39%)
HSV/HSB Values(254°, 16%, 61%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#767C63 [Camouflage Green]
Closest Pantone®5285 C
Closest RAL7045 [Telegrey 1]
Complementary Color#969C83 [Artichoke]
Washed Out Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#888888
Weighted Average (Luma)#868686
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Washed Out Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 89839C. Complementary color is 969C83

Complementary Palette

The complement of Washed Out Purple is Artichoke with the hex code #969C83. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #89839C color is offered by #969C83. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (89839C, 96839C and 838A9C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Washed Out Purple (#89839C) are Deep Amethyst (#96839C) and Roman Silver (#838A9C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Washed Out Purple with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (89839C, 9C9683 and 8A9C83)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Washed Out Purple (#89839C) are #9C9683 (Grullo) and #8A9C83 (Artichoke). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (89839C, 9C8983 and 839C89)

Triadic Palette

Washed Out Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9C8983 (Cinereous) and #839C89 (Dolphin Gray) along with #89839C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (89839C, 9C8983, 969C83 and 83969C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Washed Out Purple has four colors - #9C8983 (Cinereous), #969C83 (Artichoke) and #83969C (Roman Silver) in addition to the base color (#89839C). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (89839C, 9C838A, 969C83 and 839C96)

Square Palette

Washed Out Purple square color palette has #9C838A (Mountbatten Pink), #969C83 (Artichoke) and #839C96 (Morning Blue). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Washed Out Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Washed Out Purple rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Washed Out Purple Color


  • Transparent A19CB0A19CB0
  • Transparent ACA8BAACA8BA
  • Transparent B8B5C4B8B5C4
  • Transparent C4C1CEC4C1CE
  • Transparent D0CDD7D0CDD7
  • Transparent DCDAE1DCDAE1
  • Transparent E7E6EBE7E6EB
  • Transparent F3F3F5F3F3F5


  • Transparent 878296878296
  • Transparent 868294868294
  • Transparent 858291858291
  • Transparent 85828E85828E
  • Transparent 84818B84818B
  • Transparent 838188838188
  • Transparent 828186828186
  • Transparent 818083818083


  • Transparent 6E697D6E697D
  • Transparent 605C6D605C6D
  • Transparent 524F5E524F5E
  • Transparent 45424E45424E
  • Transparent 37343E37343E
  • Transparent 29272F29272F
  • Transparent 1B1A1F1B1A1F
  • Transparent 0E0D100E0D10

Washed Out Purple Color Patterns

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    Washed Out Purple Gingham Checks

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    Washed Out Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Washed Out Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Washed Out Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Washed Out Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Washed Out Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Washed Out Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Washed Out Purple Plaid Pattern

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