unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death; wanness.

1650–60; < Latin: paleness, equivalent to pall(ēre) to be pale + -or -or1

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pallor (ˈpælə)
a pale condition, esp when unnatural: fear gave his face a deathly pallor
[C17: from Latin: whiteness (of the skin), from pallēre to be pale1]

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Word Origin & History

c.1400, from O.Fr. palor "paleness," from L. pallor, from pallere "be pale," related to pallus "dark-colored, dusky," from PIE base *pel- "dark-colored, gray" (cf. Skt. palitah "gray," panduh "whitish, pale," Gk. pelios "livid," polios "gray," O.E. fealo "dull-colored, yellow, brown").
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Medical Dictionary

pallor pal·lor (pāl'ər)
Paleness, as of the skin.

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Example sentences
Tan, with a tummy enviably toned in little rolls, he wanted to gloat over my
  city-induced pallor.
Low blood pressure (hypotension), fast heart rate (tachycardia) and pallor are
  all typically present.
You wouldn't know it from my carefully cultivated pallor.
But in some people it can trigger an autonomic nervous system response that may
  include intense sweating, pallor, and confusion.
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