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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Being deficient in color; The property of having a naturally light complexion; Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress).

Usage examples (37)
  • Beyond a sign of wealth, paleness is held in high regard within circles of the hipsterdom's intellectual elite.
  • Next to this charming tenuity, perhaps her paleness was her most noticeable trait.
  • But it was the kind of paleness that one has after a particularly exquisite experience.
  • Here the word has the root meaning of "paleness"; it is the for more
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