Pale synonyms

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Lacking clarity or distinctness:
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Faintly or unclearly perceived; indistinct:
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Made from the wood of the ash-tree.
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Unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress.
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Resembling death.
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(By extension) Weak; listless; lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness.
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(Intransitive) To lose a sharp edge; to become dull.
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Suggestive of death; corpselike:
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Having no color; colorless.
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To emit (light or energy) in rays or waves.
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Of or like alabaster; esp., smooth and white
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To bleach (endive, celery, etc.) by earthing up or covering so as to keep away light and improve the appearance, flavor, or tenderness
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Horrifyingly shocking.
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(Pathology) Characteristic of, or accompanied by ischemia—local anaemia due to mechanical obstruction of the blood supply.
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A pathological condition of plants that grow in places that provide insufficient light, as under stones. It is characterized by elongated stems and pale color due to lack of chlorophyll.
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To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
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Having high colour from exposure to the weather; ruddy-faced; disordered.
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The definition of buxom is a woman with large breasts.
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Having a healthy red color
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Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
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Of, relating to, or covered with ashes.
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Weak; faint; suggesting unhappiness.
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Without blood
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The definition of haggard is someone or something that looks worn, tired, unkept and/or unwell.
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Of clothes. When they lose some of their original colour from being washed so often.
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(Simile, said of a human's complexion) Very white or pale, as if suffering from shock.
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(Printing) To cover or make illegible with white coloring. Often used with out.
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Having richness or depth:
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(Figuratively) Full of praise.
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Alternative form of green about the gills.
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Lacking color or intensity
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(Intransitive) To become white or whiter; to bleach or blanch.
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Lacking variety or interest; dull
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Etiolated
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Blanched because of sunlight deprivation or excessive exposure to sunlight.
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(Of an image etc) not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim
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Dark red in the face; flushed
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Lacking in radiance or vitality; dull:
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Of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion.
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(Obs.) A place of confinement
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The state of being ghastly
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Alternative spelling of enclosure.
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A lack of blood supply in an organ or tissue
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The state or quality of being livid.
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The state of being pallid or pale.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
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To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
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To insert in an envelope, wrapper, etc., often along with something else
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To fade is defined as to become less bright, to grow more faint, less popular, or less strong, or to begin to wither away and disappear.
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(Obsolete) To make feeble; to enfeeble.
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(Intransitive, equestrianism) to jump over a fence
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With little weight and few burdens:
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To enclose, shut in, or protect with a picket fence or palisade
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To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
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Red in the face because of embarrassment, exertion, etc.
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Full of color or of vivid colors
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Transmitting light, heat, or other radiation. Stars, for example, are radiant bodies.
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To make dark or darker by reducing light.
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To make or become bright or brighter.
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To radiate thermal heat.
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(UK, dialectal) Grown.
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Of a pale or grayish yellow to yellowish white.
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Resembling water; watery.
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Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid:
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Of a light color or complexion
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A prefix that means “prehistoric” (as in paleontology ) or “early or primitive” (as in Paleolithic ).
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(Intransitive) To fly off; to turn aside.
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Of or caused by a spectrum or spectra
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Wan
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Of a battery, empty of charge; discharged.
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Lacking color or intensity
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The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
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Just to all parties; equitable:
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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Not bright, intense, or glaring; subdued
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Of food or drink, having the rich taste or thick, smooth texture of cream, whether or not it actually contains cream.
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Dull or dark:
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Synonym Study

  • Livid refers to a grayish-blue complexion, as of one in great rage or fear, but is also sometimes used now of a white or red complexion
  • Ashen implies the grayish paleness of the skin as in death
  • Wan suggests the paleness resulting from an emaciating illness
  • Pallid suggests a paleness resulting from exhaustion, faintness, emotional strain, etc.
  • Pale , in this comparison the least connotative of these words, implies merely an unnatural whiteness or colorlessness, often temporary, of the complexion
Find another word for pale. In this page you can discover 108 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pale, like: faint, dim, ashen, wan, deathlike, anemic, ghostly, dull, cadaverous, bleached and achromic.