HyperDic: pallid

English > 3 senses of the word pallid:
ADJECTIVEallpallid, pale, wanabnormally deficient in color / color as suggesting physical or emotional distress / distress
allpallid, pale, wan, sick(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness
allpallid, palelacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
pallid > pronunciation
Soundspae'lahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > pallid: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningabnormally deficient in color / color as suggesting physical or emotional distress / distress.
Example"the pallid face of the invalid"
Synonymspale, wan
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Spanishpálido
Nounspallidnessunnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
English > pallid: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble.
Example "a pallid sky"
Synonymspale, wan, sick
BroaderweakWanting in physical strength
Spanishapagado, débil, flojo, pálido
Catalanapagat, dèbil, feble, fluix, pàlid
Adverbspallidlyin a manner lacking interest or vitality
English > pallid: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness.
Example "a pallid performance"
Synonympale
Broadercolorless, colourlesslacking in variety and interest
Spanishpálido
Catalanpàl·lid

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