faded

adjective
fad·​ed | \ ˈfā-dəd How to pronounce faded (audio) \

Definition of faded

1 : having lost freshness or depth of color faded jeans a faded photograph from 1931
2 : having weakened or diminished with the passage of time a faded memory I lie on the bed and look out the window then at the room's whitewashed walls with their message of past and faded glory.— Lynne Tillman

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First Known Use of faded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of faded was in the 15th century

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“Faded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faded. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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