Synonyms for (adjective) pallid

Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan

Definition: abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

Usage: the pallid face of the invalid; her wan face suddenly flushed

Similar words: colorless, colourless

Definition: weak in color; not colorful


Synonyms: pale, pallid

Definition: lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

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

Similar words: colorless, colourless

Definition: lacking in variety and interest

Usage: a colorless and unimaginative person; a colorless description of the parade


Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan, sick

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

Usage: 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

Similar words: weak

Definition: wanting in physical strength

Usage: a weak pillar