What does pallid mean?

Definitions for pallidˈpæl ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pale, pallid, wan(adj)

    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

    "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"

  2. pale, pallid, wan, sick(adj)

    (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. pale, pallid(adj)

    lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

    "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"


  1. pallid(Adjective)

    Appearing weak, pale or wan.

    The patient left the hospital but was very pallid.

  2. Origin: From pallidus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pallid(adj)

    deficient in color; pale; wan; as, a pallid countenance; pallid blue

  2. Origin: [L. pallidus, fr. pallere to be or look pale. See pale, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pallid

    pal′id, adj. pale, wan.—ns. Pallid′ity, Pall′idness.—adv. Pall′idly. [L. pallidus, pale.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pallid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pallid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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