Definition for Pale (-r)

pale (-r), adj. [ME < OFr < L. pall─ôre.] (webplay: red).

  1. Dull; dim; colorless; lacking brightness; plain; undesirable; bereft of beauty or glory in comparison.
  2. Appalled; frightened; alarmed; white; stricken colorless from fear or awe; [fig.] deathly; withered in appearance; ashen in color from illness and near approach of death.

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