What does ashen mean?

Definitions for ashen
ˈæʃ ənashen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, whiteadjective

    anemic looking from illness or emotion

    "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage"

  2. ashenadjective

    made of wood of the ash tree


  1. ashenadjective

    Made from the wood of the ash tree.

    An ashen bow and quiver of arrows beside.

  2. ashenadjective

    Of or resembling ashes.

    A fine, ashen dust hung in the air.

  3. ashenadjective

    Ash-colored; pale; anemic.

    His ashen face belied his claims of good health.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ashenadjective

    Made of ash wood.

    Etymology: from ash.

    At once he said, and threw
    His ashen spear; which quiver’d as it flew. Dryden.


  1. ashen

    Ashen refers to a color that is very pale or gray in appearance, similar to ashes. It is often used to describe a person's complexion, indicating that they are sick, pale or white due to fear, anger, or shock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ashenadjective

    of or pertaining to the ash tree

  2. Ashenadjective

    consisting of, or resembling, ashes; of a color between brown and gray, or white and gray

  3. Ashennoun

    obs. pl. for Ashes

  4. Etymology: [See Ash, the tree.]


  1. Ashen

    Ashen is a supernatural horror-themed FPS developed exclusively for the N-Gage platform by Torus Games and published by Nokia on May 25, 2004.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ASHEN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ashen is ranked #114424 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ashen surname appeared 153 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ashen.

    95.4% or 146 total occurrences were White.

Anagrams for ashen »

  1. Hanse

  2. Shane

  3. Ehsan

  4. shean

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashen in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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