(of a color) formed by mixing a color of the spectrum with white.

1910–15; de- + saturate + -ed2 Unabridged
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It's so heavily burned around the edges and and desaturated.
The desaturated color scheme makes the whole world look as if it were left outside to die, and it was.
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