pallid

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adjective pal·lid \ˈpa-ləd\

Definition of pallid

  1. 1 :  deficient in color :  wan a pallid countenance

  2. 2 :  lacking sparkle or liveliness :  dull a pallid entertainment The movie is a pallid version of the classic novel.

pallidly

adverb

pallidness

noun

Examples of pallid in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of pallid

Latin pallidus — more at pale


First Known Use: 1590


PALLID Defined for English Language Learners

pallid

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adjective pal·lid \ˈpa-ləd\

Definition of pallid for English Language Learners

  • : very pale in a way that suggests poor health

  • : dull and uninteresting


PALLID Defined for Kids

pallid

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adjective pal·lid \ˈpa-ləd\

Definition of pallid for Students

  1. :  1pale 1



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