Definition of pallor in English:

pallor

Line breaks: pal¦lor
Pronunciation: /ˈpalə
 
/

noun

[in singular]
An unhealthy pale appearance: the deathlike pallor of his face
More 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.
Synonyms

Origin

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

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