pallid definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an abnormally pale or wan complexion: the pallid face associated with invalid.
    • Lacking strength of shade or luminousness.
    • Lacking in radiance or vitality; dull: pallid prose.
    • showing up poor, pale, or wan.
    • Deficient in shade; pale; wan
    • abnormally deficient in shade as suggesting real or psychological stress
    • without vitality or interest or effectiveness
    • (of light) without strength or brightness; dim or feeble
  • others:
    • Pale; wan; deficient in shade: as, a pallid countenance.
    • In botany, of a pale, long shade.

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