faded

adjective fad·ed \ ˈfā-dəd \

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

First Known Use of faded

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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