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 pallid pallid

adj

  • () abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress  ( wan, pallid, pale )
    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
     the pallid face of the invalid
    the pallid face of the invalid
     her wan face suddenly flushed
    her wan face suddenly flushed
  • () (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble  ( sick, pallid, wan, pale )
    (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
     the pale light of a half moon
    the pale light of a half moon
     a pale sun
    a pale sun
     the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street
    the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street
     a pallid sky
    a pallid sky
     the pale (or wan) stars
    the pale (or wan) stars
     the wan light of dawn
    the wan light of dawn
  • lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness  ( pallid, pale )
    lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
     a pale rendition of the aria
    a pale rendition of the aria
     pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender
    pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender
     a pallid performance
    a pallid performance