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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress).

Usage examples (21)
  • Adjective : a pallid countenance. ,a pallid musical performance
  • Five shillings each to watch the burning blush of shame chasing pallidness from poverty's wan cheek!
  • The pallidness of the European beauties, sickly as the clime, disgusted him -- their venality still more.
  • He was powerfully moved; his countenance changed from its usual pallidness to strong suffusion; his hands rather tossed than waved in the air. for more
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