wanness
noun see wan I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wanness — Wan ness, n. The quality or state of being wan; a sallow, dead, pale color; paleness; pallor; as, the wanness of the cheeks after a fever. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wanness — See wanly. * * * …   Universalium

  • wanness — noun the state of being wan; pallor …   Wiktionary

  • wanness — n. pale or frail look (as from sickness or fatigue); appearance of weariness or despair; lack of brightness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wanness — wan·ness …   English syllables

  • wanness — noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) • Syn: ↑lividness, ↑lividity, ↑luridness, ↑paleness, ↑pallidness, ↑pallor, ↑achromasia • Derivationally rel …   Useful english dictionary

  • pallor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. paleness, wanness, sallow less, sickliness. See colorlessness. Ant., color. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wanness, whiteness, lack of color; see paleness 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. paleness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • achromasia — noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) • Syn: ↑lividness, ↑lividity, ↑luridness, ↑paleness, ↑pallidness, ↑pallor, ↑wanness • Derivationally related …   Useful english dictionary

  • lividity — noun 1. a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored • Derivationally related forms: ↑livid • Hypernyms: ↑fury, ↑rage, ↑madness 2. unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • lividness — noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) • Syn: ↑lividity, ↑luridness, ↑paleness, ↑pallidness, ↑pallor, ↑wanness, ↑achromasia • Derivationally relate …   Useful english dictionary

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