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    pallid

    pallid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pallid

    Definition
    (adj) abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
    Synonyms : pale , wan
    Example Sentence
    • the pallid face of the invalid
    • her wan face suddenly flushed
    Definition
    (adj) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
    Synonyms : pale , sick , wan
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
    Synonyms : pale
    Example Sentence
    • a pale rendition of the aria
    • pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender
    • a pallid performance
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pallid

pallid = pale + lid.(jus take the 1st four letters hence 'pale')

PEELI(yellow)

Pal( marathi word forreptile found in house)+Id....how is Pal? its yellow....

in pallid u can smell the word id.we all know that in id of our clg or office we look so dull and pallid.

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