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Definition 1: abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pallid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the pallid face of the invalid
  • her wan face suddenly flushed

Synonyms for pallid in the sense of this definition

(pallid is similar to ...) weak in color; not colorful

Definition 2: lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pallid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a pale rendition of the aria
  • pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender
  • a pallid performance

Synonyms for pallid in the sense of this definition

(pallid is similar to ...) lacking in variety and interest

"a colorless and unimaginative person" "a colorless description of the parade"

Definition 3: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pallid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for pallid in the sense of this definition

(pallid is similar to ...) wanting in physical strength

"a weak pillar"

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