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faded

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

lacking intensity of color
  • rather than buy faded jeans, I get the dark blues and let time and the washing machine do their thing

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faded

verb
past tense of fade

Synonyms & Antonyms of faded (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cease to be visible
  • the departing ship gradually faded over the horizon

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2 to make white or whiter by removing color
  • years of harsh sunlight had faded the car, which was once fire-engine red

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3 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • began to fade after battling the disease for years

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“Faded.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/faded. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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