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Meaning of PALLOR

Pronunciation:  'palur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)

PALLOR is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: achromasia, lividity, lividness, luridness, paleness, pallidness, wanness
 See Also: complexion, skin color, skin colour



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pal"lor\, n. [L., fr. pallere to be or look pale. See
{Pale}, a.]
Paleness; want of color; pallidity; as, pallor of the
complexion. --Jer. Taylor.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Paleness.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Having a pale color.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: achromatism, anemia, aridity, ashiness, barrenness, bloodlessness, cadaverousness, cast, characterlessness, chloranemia, chromatism, chromism, color, color balance, color harmony, color scheme, coloration, coloring, colorlessness, complexion, corpselikeness, deadliness, deadness, deathlikeness, deathliness, deathly hue, deathly pallor, decorator color, dimness, dismalness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, eeriness, effeteness, emptiness, etiolation, exsanguination, facies Hippocratica, fadedness, faintness, fairness, flatness, ghastliness, ghostlikeness, ghostliness, grisliness, gruesomeness, haggardness, heaviness, Hippocratic face, hollowness, hue, hypochromia, hypochromic anemia, inanity, inexcitability, insipidity, insipidness, jejunity, key, leadenness, lifelessness, lightness, lividness, lowness of spirit, luridness, macabreness, mask of death, muddiness, natural color, paleness, pallidity, pallidness, pastiness, pointlessness, pokiness, ponderousness, prison pallor, sallowness, shade, sickliness, sickly hue, skin color, slowness, solemnity, spiritlessness, sterility, stiffness, stodginess, stuffiness, superficiality, tastelessness, tediousness, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, uncanniness, undercolor, unearthliness, uninterestingness, unliveliness, vapidity, vapidness, wanness, weakness, weirdness, woodenness