Pale synonyms

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Lacking clarity or distinctness:
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Made from the wood of the ash-tree.
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Faintly or unclearly perceived; indistinct:
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Resembling death.
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(By extension) Weak; listless; lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness.
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Unnaturally pale, as from physical or emotional distress.
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(Intransitive) To lose a sharp edge; to become dull.
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Having no color; colorless.
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(Printing) To cover or make illegible with white coloring. Often used with out.
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To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
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Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
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Weak; faint; suggesting unhappiness.
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Without blood
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Suggestive of death; corpselike:
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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 make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch.
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Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops:
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Horrifyingly shocking.
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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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(Pathology) Characteristic of, or accompanied by ischemia—local anaemia due to mechanical obstruction of the blood supply.
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Of clothes. When they lose some of their original colour from being washed so often.
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Lacking color or intensity
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Having richness or depth:
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Alternative form of green about the gills.
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Of or pertaining to wax.
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The definition of sallow is skin that looks a little yellow.
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Blanched because of sunlight deprivation or excessive exposure to sunlight.
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Sickly-looking, peaky.
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Of pastel
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Like chalk in color; dull white
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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 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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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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Of, relating to, or covered with ashes.
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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 a battery, empty of charge; discharged.
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(Simile, said of a human's complexion) Very white or pale, as if suffering from shock.
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(Figuratively) Full of praise.
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Just to all parties; equitable:
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Lacking color or intensity
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Simple past tense and past participle of flush.
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become, make lighter or weakened
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become, make lighter or weakened
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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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Dark red in the face; flushed
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Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance.
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Of or like paste in color or texture
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Mildly dizzy or faint:
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To cause to appear pale and sickly:
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of color
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A ship or airplane that patrols a defense perimeter
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(Of an image etc) not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim
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(Obs.) A place of confinement
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A barrier, as of wooden or metal posts, rails, wire mesh, etc., used as a boundary or means of protection or 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 put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
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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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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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The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
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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, ashen, dim, deathlike, anemic, wan, ghostly, dull, bleached, achromic and weak.