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pallid

pallid

pallid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pallid

Definition
(adj) abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
Synonyms : pale , wan
Example Sentence
  • the pallid face of the invalid
  • her wan face suddenly flushed

Definition
(adj) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
Synonyms : pale , sick , wan
Example Sentence
  • the pale light of a half moon
  • a pale sun
  • the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street
  • a pallid sky
  • the pale (or wan) stars
  • the wan light of dawn

Definition
(adj) lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
Synonyms : pale
Example Sentence
  • a pale rendition of the aria
  • pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender
  • a pallid performance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pallid

pallid = pale + lid.(jus take the 1st four letters hence 'pale')
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by arulmozhi

PEELI(yellow)
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by userdce

Pal( marathi word forreptile found in house)+Id....how is Pal? its yellow....
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by nileshdive

in pallid u can smell the word id.we all know that in id of our clg or office we look so dull and pallid.
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