Definition of Faded

1. Adjective. Having lost freshness or brilliance of color. "Washy colors"

Exact synonyms: Bleached, Washed-out, Washy
Similar to: Colorless, Colourless



2. Adjective. Reduced in strength. "The faded tones of an old recording"
Exact synonyms: Attenuate, Attenuated, Weakened
Similar to: Decreased, Reduced

Definition of Faded

1. a. That has lost freshness, color, or brightness; grown dim.

Definition of Faded

1. Verb. (past of ''fade'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Faded

1. fade [v] - See also: fade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faded

faddist
faddists
faddle
faddled
faddles
faddling
faddy
fade
fade away
fade in
fade out
fade to black
fade to white
fadeaway
fadeaways
faded (current term)
fadedly
fadedness
fadednesses
fadein
fadeins
fadeless
fadeometer
fadeometers
fadeout
fadeouts
fadeproof
fader
faders
fades

Literary usage of Faded

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1. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"THE NEW STAR WHICH faded INTO STAR-MIST. THE appearance (probably sudden) of a new star in the constellation of the Swan last autumn promises to throw even ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"The torn condition of many leaves, the faded state of the ink, and the covering of the original writing by the later made the decipherment an extremely ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"0.015 gram of blood was added to 1 gram of feces; guaiac, turpentine method, deep purple-blue, which faded, was positive; ..."

4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"I care not if the Pharisees of song Withhold their critic praise, If here and there, among the common throng, A glad heart greets my lays. faded VIOLETS A ..."

5. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... tho Pythian precinct it even still visible, though in faded letterĀ», to tinĀ» purport: , tho eon of nipping, here, ..."

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