Thesaurus / etiolated

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His abstract and etiolated internationalism has been replaced by the warm humanity of writers like, say, David or Pernerstorfer.

In America the sentiment of the etiolated, the brainless, the prudish, the hypocrite is the censor.

But no matter how etiolated and sickly the thought, it regains its colour and health when it breathes the literary air.

The Book of KhalidAmeen Rihani

And he had a kind of sickness very repulsive to a sensitive girl, something cunning and etiolated and degenerate.

The RainbowD. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

The undergrowth was green, but in the etiolated way of plants which have little light, though that may have been my fancy.

The Sea and the JungleH. M. Tomlinson

His voice was hollow, etiolated like a flower grown in darkness.

The Jewels of AptorSamuel R. Delany

Then the pale, etiolated voices of the nuns, the wailing of these weak voices—there were three altos, three sopranos—began again.

Evelyn InnesGeorge Moore

Pauline surrendered, and they went across the etiolated lawn towards the entrance.

Plashers MeadCompton Mackenzie

Mr. Jevons, however, adduces it as proof of 'the existence of the totem-sacrament,' surviving 'in an etiolated form.'

Suddenly began the plaint of the organ, and some half-dozen voices sang a hymn; and these pale, etiolated voices interested her.

Evelyn InnesGeorge Moore

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