Part of speech:
Lacking clarity or distinctness:
Faintly or unclearly perceived; indistinct:
Unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress.
Suggestive of death; corpselike:
Having no color; colorless.
To emit (light or energy) in rays or waves.
Of or like alabaster; esp., smooth and white
To bleach (endive, celery, etc.) by earthing up or covering so as to keep away light and improve the appearance, flavor, or tenderness
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.
Having high colour from exposure to the weather; ruddy-faced; disordered.
The definition of buxom is a woman with large breasts.
Having a healthy red color
Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
Of, relating to, or covered with ashes.
The definition of haggard is someone or something that looks worn, tired, unkept and/or unwell.
(Printing) To cover or make illegible with white coloring. Often used with out.
Having richness or depth:
Alternative form of green about the gills.
Lacking color or intensity
Lacking variety or interest; dull
Dark red in the face; flushed
Lacking in radiance or vitality; dull:
Of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion.
(Obs.) A place of confinement
A lack of blood supply in an organ or tissue
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To move or go around completely; make a circuit of:
To insert in an envelope, wrapper, etc., often along with something else
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.
(Intransitive, equestrianism) to jump over a fence
With little weight and few burdens:
To enclose, shut in, or protect with a picket fence or palisade
Full of color or of vivid colors
Transmitting light, heat, or other radiation. Stars, for example, are radiant bodies.
To make or become bright or brighter.
To radiate thermal heat.
Of a pale or grayish yellow to yellowish white.
Resembling water; watery.
Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid:
Of a light color or complexion
A prefix that means “prehistoric” (as in paleontology ) or “early or primitive” (as in Paleolithic ).
(Intransitive) To fly off; to turn aside.
Of or caused by a spectrum or spectra
Lacking color or intensity
The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
Just to all parties; equitable:
Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
Not bright, intense, or glaring; subdued
Of food or drink, having the rich taste or thick, smooth texture of cream, whether or not it actually contains cream.
Dull or dark:
- 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.