Paleness Pale"ness, n. The quality or condition of being pale; want of freshness or ruddiness; a sickly whiteness; lack of color or luster; wanness. [1913 Webster]

The blood the virgin's cheek forsook; A livid paleness spreads o'er all her look. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • paleness — index indistinctness Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • paleness — noun The condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color. The cold weather intensified the paleness of the landscape. Syn: pallidity, pallor …   Wiktionary

  • paleness — blankumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. blur; fuzziness; paleness vok. Fahlheit, f; Mattheit, f; Unschärfe, f rus. бледность, f; размытость, f; тусклость, f pranc. flou, m; pâleur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • paleness — Ⅰ. pale [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a light shade or hue; approaching white. 2) (of a person s face) having little colour, through shock, fear, illness, etc. 3) unimpressive or inferior: a pale imitation. ► VERB 1) become pale in one s face …   English terms dictionary

  • paleness — noun see pale III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paleness — See palely. * * * …   Universalium

  • paleness — Synonyms and related words: Hippocratic face, achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, anemia, aridity, ashiness, barrenness, bleariness, blondness, bloodlessness, blur, blurriness, cadaverousness, canescence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • paleness — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Pallor] Syn. sickness, whiteness, anemia, pallidness, colorlessness. 2. [Dimness] Syn. translucency, dullness, obscurity; see darkness 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • paleness — pale·ness || peɪlnɪs n. whiteness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paleness — n 1. pallor, pallidness, sallowness, whiteness, wanness, ashenness, pastiness; lividness, ghostliness, bloodlessness, anemia; achromatism, col orlessness, etiolation. 2. dullness, dunness, dimness; faintness, weakness, imperceptibility; obscurity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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