Definition of Paleness

1. Noun. Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress).




2. Noun. The property of having a naturally light complexion.
Exact synonyms: Blondness, Fairness
Generic synonyms: Complexion, Skin Color, Skin Colour
Derivative terms: Blond, Fair

3. Noun. Being deficient in color.
Exact synonyms: Pallidity
Generic synonyms: Color Property
Derivative terms: Pale, Pale

Definition of Paleness

1. n. The quality or condition of being pale; want of freshness or ruddiness; a sickly whiteness; lack of color or luster; wanness.

Definition of Paleness

1. Noun. The condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paleness

1. the quality of being pale [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Paleness

1. The quality or condition of being pale; want of freshness or ruddiness; a sickly whiteness; lack of colour or luster; wanness. "The blood the virgin's cheek forsook; A livid paleness spreads o'er all her look." (Pope) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleness

paleate
palebuck
palebucks
paled
paleechinoidea
paleencephalon
paleface
palefaces
palegold searsid
palegold searsids
paleichthyes
palely
palempore
palempores
paleness (current term)
palenesses
palenque
palenques
palenzonaite
paleo-
paleoanthropic
paleoanthropological
paleoanthropologist
paleoanthropologists
paleoanthropology
paleoartist
paleoartists
paleoastronomy
paleobiogeographer

Literary usage of Paleness

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1. The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A Concise View, of the Principles by John Sinclair (1807)
"paleness also according to some is a companion of old age, which falls out in young men from superfluous and rc- ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"Ophthalmoscopic examination at no time revealed anything but a slight paleness of the optic discs of both sides. The convulsions now, instead of always ..."

3. A Greek and English Dictionary, Comprising All the Words in the Writings of by John Groves (1830)
"... (Cr. last) paleness-, sallowness. ‘84s-, is-s-Ic, 6, (Cr. Os-ropes- to ass) ... pal., s-aL. paleness. Rths-5s-,c, -soc -os-c, 6, sI, (Cr. sk (ow, wan. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1885)
"place to the unnatural paleness of vitíligo. The color of the hair had undergone no appreciable change. A thorough examination of the whole surface showed ..."

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