Definition of pallor
: deficiency of color especially of the face : paleness The boy's sickly pallor concerned his parents.
Examples of pallor in a sentence
The boy's sickly pallor concerned his mother even though he had no fever.
Origin and Etymology of pallor
Middle English, from Latin, from pallēre to be pale — more at fallow
First Known Use: 15th century
PALLOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pallor for English Language Learners
: paleness especially of the face that is caused by illness
PALLOR Defined for Kids
Definition of pallor for Students
: paleness of face
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up pallor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).