The undergrowth was green, but in the etiolated way of plants which have little light, though that may have been my fancy.
His voice was hollow, etiolated like a flower grown in darkness.
And he had a kind of sickness very repulsive to a sensitive girl, something cunning and etiolated and degenerate.
etiolated, blanched by excluding the light, as the stalks of Celery.
Then the pale, etiolated voices of the nuns, the wailing of these weak voices—there were three altos, three sopranos—began again.
His abstract and etiolated internationalism has been replaced by the warm humanity of writers like, say, David or Pernerstorfer.
Pauline surrendered, and they went across the etiolated lawn toward the entrance.
I had noticed that the woman was raw-boned and stoop-shouldered, with that etiolated yellow flesh that comes of long overwork.
Suddenly began the plaint of the organ, and some half-dozen voices sang a hymn; and these pale, etiolated voices interested her.
Chicken-hazard is scotched, not killed; but a poor, weazened, etiolated biped is that once game-bird now.
of plants, "grown in darkness," 1791, from French étiolé, past participle of étioler "to blanch" (17c.), perhaps literally "to become like straw," from Norman dialect étule "a stalk," Old French esteule "straw, field of stubble," from Latin stipula "straw." Related: Etiolated.