Monday, May 23, 2005
Definitions for pallor
- Unusual or extreme paleness.
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Citations for pallor
Across the table, Joseph appeared pale, as if he never spent enough time out-of-doors on golf courses, in ballparks, or on fishing boats. He had earned this bureaucrat's pallor honestly, behind his desk, under fluorescent light, in candlelit church ceremonials.
Although we had known each other for a couple of years, I don't think that I had ever seen you by daylight before, so I was surprised by the pallor of your skin.
Origin of pallor
Pallor is from Latin, from pallere, "to be pale."