adjective pal·lid \ˈpa-ləd\

: very pale in a way that suggests poor health

: dull and uninteresting

Full Definition of PALLID

:  deficient in color :  wan <a pallid countenance>
:  lacking sparkle or liveliness :  dull <a pallid entertainment>
pal·lid·ly adverb
pal·lid·ness noun

Examples of PALLID

  1. The movie is a pallid version of the classic novel.
  2. <a pallid man who looked as though he'd never seen the sun>

Origin of PALLID

Latin pallidus — more at pale
First Known Use: 1590

Rhymes with PALLID

PALLIDLY Defined for Kids


adjective pal·lid \ˈpa-ləd\

Definition of PALLID for Kids

:  1pale 1


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