Definition of PALE

noun : PALE

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : PALE

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : PALE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) very light colored; highly diluted with white; "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance" ;

  • 4. (

    ) abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed" ;

  • 5. (

    ) not full or rich; "high, pale, pure and lovely song" ;


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