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discoloration

Line breaks: dis|col¦or|ation
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪskʌləˈreɪʃn
 
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(also discolouration)

Definition of discoloration in English:

noun

The process of changing to a different, less attractive colour: a bluish discoloration of the skin
More example sentences
  • Find a spot - a mark or discoloration - on the target line, then take dead aim at the spot.
  • She warned that sunbeds cause premature ageing of the skin resulting in loss of elasticity, sagging, wrinkling, freckling, yellowish discolouration and brown patches.
  • For instance, you may experience dryness or even mild discolouration in patches.
Synonyms
blemish, flaw, defect, disfigurement, bruise, contusion;
liver spot, age spot
informal splodge, splotch
technical ecchymosis, naevus

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