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Meaning of PALLID

Pronunciation:  'palid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
  2. [adj]  lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"
  3. [adj]  (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"
 

PALLID is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: colorless, colourless, pale, wan, weak
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pal"lid\, a. [L. pallidus, fr. pallere to be or look
pale. See {pale}, a.]
Deficient in color; pale; wan; as, a pallid countenance;
pallid blue. --Spenser.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: achromatic, achromic, aghast, anemic, appalled, arid, ashen, ashy, astounded, awed, awestricken, awestruck, barren, blah, blanched, blank, bled white, bloodless, cadaverous, characterless, chloranemic, cold, colorless, cowed, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, dismal, doughy, draggy, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, fade, faded, faint, fallow, flat, frozen, ghastly, gray, gray with fear, haggard, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, horrified, horror-struck, hueless, hypochromic, inane, inexcitable, insipid, intimidated, jejune, lackluster, leaden, lifeless, livid, low-spirited, lurid, lusterless, mat, mealy, muddy, neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, paralyzed, pasty, pedestrian, petrified, plodding, pointless, poky, ponderous, sallow, scared stiff, scared to death, sickly, slow, solemn, spiritless, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stuffy, stunned, stupefied, superficial, tallow-faced, tasteless, tedious, terrified, terror-crazed, terror-haunted, terror-ridden, terror-riven, terror-shaken, terror-smitten, terror-struck, terror-troubled, toneless, uncolored, undone, unlively, unmanned, unnerved, unstrung, vapid, wan, washed-out, waterish, watery, waxen, weak, whey-faced, white, wooden
 

 

 

 

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