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pallor Syllabification: pal·lor
Pronunciation: /ˈpalər/

Definition of pallor in English:


[in singular]
An unhealthy pale appearance.
Example sentences
  • But today seedy glamour is being replaced by the dim light of computer screens and the unhealthy pallor of those who stare into them for most of their waking hours.
  • Instead, they stay put and give skin an unhealthy pallor and texture.
  • Her pallor was pale, and her eyes, large, dark and profoundly sad, as if from years of suffering.


Late Middle English: from Latin, from pallere 'be pale'.

Words that rhyme with pallor

Allah, calla, Caracalla, Haller, inshallah, Valhalla, valour (US valor), Whyalla

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