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Entry Word: pale
Function: adjective
Text: 1 lacking intensity of color <we chose a very pale pink for the walls of the room>
Synonyms dull, dulled, faded, light, pastel, washed-out
Related Words flat, lackluster, lusterless, matte (also mat or matt); dim, faint; dirty, muddy; achromatic, colorless, uncolored, undyed, unpainted, unstained; blanched, bleached, washed, white, whitened; gray (also grey), indistinct, neutral
Near Antonyms bright, brilliant, vibrant, vivid; chromatic, colored, dyed, painted, stained, tinged, tinted; colorful, multicolored, polychromatic, polychrome, varicolored, variegated; flashy, garish, gaudy, loud, showy, splashy
Antonyms dark, deep, gay, rich
2 lacking a healthy skin color <after a week with the flu, she was deathly pale and noticeably thinner>
Synonyms ashen, ashy, blanched, cadaverous, livid, lurid, paled, pallid, pasty, peaked, wan
Related Words sallow, sick, sickly, waxen, waxy; white, whitened; deathlike; anemic, bloodless; untanned
Near Antonyms blooming, blushing, flushed, glowing, pink
Antonyms florid, flush, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine