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Definitions of pallor

  1. unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Quality or state of being pallid or pale: paleness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. The state of being pale or pallid. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for pallor

  1. It was a young face, and pale with the pallor of lilies, and her eyes were as stars of the morning. – The Little Hunchback Zia by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. It was during the row up the river that her purpose had cleared before her eyes; for an instant the sight of it had startled her into that pallor which had frightened Blair; then she accepted it with a passionate satisfaction. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
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