Pale is a word that refers to the color white. When someone is pale, they are very pale, almost light-colored.

  • Her face had a pallor that was unusual for her.

  • The baby has a slight pallor because he's very sick.

Definition of pallor


unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)


achromasia, lividity, lividness, luridness, paleness, pallidness, wanness

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Example Sentences for pallor

  • 1

    Discretion is the better part of pallor.

  • 2

    The characteristic of the man is the pallor of its victims.

  • 3

    The color suggests the sickly pallor of a corpse.

  • 4

    You'll be met there by a man with a dusky pallor.

  • 5

    A true schistocyte does not have central pallor.

  • 6

    Laws of Pallor mortis would suggest otherwise.

  • 7

    Some may display visible skin pallor.

  • 8

    An improved method of measuring central pallor size is provided.

  • 9

    England suddenly bore the pallor of Ashes tourists of old.

  • 10

    I think the pallor of his skin is mentioned a couple times as well.