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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective pallid:


Pallid (lacking color or liveliness) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the adjective Pallid

What does Pallid mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more pallid / pallider | most pallid / pallidest

  1. abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
  2. (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
  3. lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

Alternative definition of the adjective Pallid


  1. appearing weak, pale, or wan

Definition of the adjective Pallid for high school students

    lacking color
    • example: Dr. Van Helsing feared that Lucy's pallid complexion was due to an unexplained loss of blood.

The adjective Pallid is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.


Pallid a.k.a. pallidin homolog (mouse) is a gene.

  • also known as syntaxin 13 binding protein 1, syntaxin 13-interacting protein pallid, pallidin

Phrases with pallid

  1. pallid bat
  2. Pallid Bats
  3. Pallid Chub
  4. Pallid Dove
  5. Pallid Goby
  6. Pallid Swift
  7. Pallid Shiner
  8. Pallid Suncup
  9. Pallid Eelpout
  10. Pallid Harrier
  11. Pallid Hoptree
  12. Pallid Sculpin
  13. Pallid Chimaera
  14. Pallid Larkspur
  15. Pallid Milkweed
  16. Pallid Sturgeon
  17. Pallid Cockroach
  18. Pallid Flatsedge
  19. Pallid Manzanita
  20. Pallid Scops Owl

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pallid

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Google previewA comprehensive dictionary of English synonymes (1853)

by William Carpenter

Pale — pallid, wan, fair, dim. Palinode — palinody, recantation. To Palliate — extenuate, gloss, cover, varnish. Pallid — pale, wan. Palpable — perceptible, plain, obvious; gross, coarse. To Palpitate — flutter, pant, gasp, beat. Paltry — mean ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

pallescens pallid ( pallescere to turn pale; pallere to be pale). Pallestre (syn. Hemiprocne) Palaeste, a seaport of Epirus, supposedly the entrance to Hades. palleuca Gr. palleukos ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Ana *delightful, delicious, delectable, luscious: piquant, *pungent, spicy Ant unpalatable: distasteful palate *taste, relish, gusto, zest pale adj 1 Pale, pallid, ashen, ashy, wan, livid mean devoid of natural or healthy color as applied to a ...

Google previewLoudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants (1880)

Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous To, Cultivated In, Or Introduced Into Britain. New Impression, Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by George Don and David Wooster by John Claudius Loudon

fleshy smooth fiiscous-brown pallid, ...

Google previewDictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (1998)

by Martin Manser

deathlike, deathly, bloodless, pallid, pale, wan, ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 8: Environment by Martin Melosi

including the endangered pallid sturgeon (S. platorynchus) .

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

positron photon external magnetic nucleus field electron Pair Production pallid — Lacking color. pallor — Paleness of the skin. palpitation — An abnormally rapid heartbeat of which a person is acutely aware; ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

15 12 great grey owl, honey buzzard, longeared owl, marsh harrier 13 American eagle, Iceland falcon, imperial eagle, lesser kestrel, pallid harrier, secretary bird, shorteared owl shorttoedeagle Montagu's harrier, peregrine falcon , redfooted ...

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If we know only our own side of the argument, we hardly know even that; it becomes stale, soon learned only by rote, untested, a pallid and lifeless truth. (Carl Sagan)
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Scrabble value of P3A1L1L1I1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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