abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress;
"the pallid face of the invalid"
"her wan face suddenly flushed"
(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble;
"the pale light of a half moon"
"a pale sun"
"the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"
"a pallid sky"
"the pale (or wan) stars"
"the wan light of dawn"
lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness;
"a pale rendition of the aria"
"pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"
"a pallid performance"
- You look a bit pallid,do you feel all right?
- His pallid skin was sensitive to the glaring sun.
- This is a pallid production of what should be a great ballet.
We were pallid creatures, after so long indoors.出自： P. Cutting
His inner torment made him pallid, and dark circles accentuated his eyes.出自： E. Segal