Definition of pallid
- a pallid countenance
- a pallid entertainment
- The movie is a pallid version of the classic novel.
The movie is a pallid version of the classic novel.
a pallid man who looked as though he'd never seen the sun
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: very pale in a way that suggests poor health
: dull and uninteresting
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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