Synonyms for pale

Synonyms for (noun) pale

Synonyms: picket, pale

Definition: a wooden strip forming part of a fence

Similar words: strip

Definition: thin piece of wood or metal

Synonyms for (verb) pale

Synonyms: blanch, blench, pale

Definition: turn pale, as if in fear

Similar words: color, colour, discolor, discolour

Definition: change color, often in an undesired manner

Usage: The shirts discolored

Synonyms for (adjective) pale

Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan

Definition: abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

Usage: the pallid face of the invalid; her wan face suddenly flushed

Similar words: colorless, colourless

Definition: weak in color; not colorful


Synonyms: pale, pallid

Definition: lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

Usage: a pale rendition of the aria; pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender; a pallid performance

Similar words: colorless, colourless

Definition: lacking in variety and interest

Usage: a colorless and unimaginative person; a colorless description of the parade


Synonyms: pale

Definition: very light colored; highly diluted with white

Usage: pale seagreen; pale blue eyes

Similar words: light, light-colored

Definition: (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

Usage: light blue; light colors such as pastels; a light-colored powder


Synonyms: pale

Definition: not full or rich

Usage: high, pale, pure and lovely song

Similar words: thin

Definition: (of sound) lacking resonance or volume

Usage: a thin feeble cry


Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan, sick

Definition: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

Usage: the pale light of a half moon; a pale sun; the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street; a pallid sky; the pale (or wan) stars; the wan light of dawn

Similar words: weak

Definition: wanting in physical strength

Usage: a weak pillar