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  • nounpallor
  • noundimness

synonyms for paleness

  • anemia
  • colorlessness
  • lividness
  • pallidness
  • sickness
  • whiteness
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How to use paleness in a sentence

Struck with the unusual paleness of her master's face, and its melancholy expression, she said, with maternal anxiety.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
And through the wet there appeared a face, shocking in its paleness and misery—the face of Mrs. Falchion.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
At this joke, Monsoreau's face was covered once more with that hideous paleness which gave to him so sinister an aspect.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
His paleness was not of fear, for when his eyes met Monsieur De la Riviere's, there was in them waiting, inquiry—nothing more.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
She did not like the withered paleness about his mouth, the look of suffering that was so evident in his haggard eyes.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
Indeed, he was badly startled, but I knew his paleness was not caused by fear.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
Peter asked from his place in the cab, his paleness lighted by its lamps.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
I understood the reason of her paleness—it was not that she had lost the freshness of youth, but that she had never possessed it.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Don Zeno Cabral took a step backward, biting his lips with vexation, while his countenance became covered with a mortal paleness.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
The paleness of her face was intensified by her coal-black hair, lying back heavy on the pillow.
BY THE SEAHEMAN WHITE CHAPLIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PALENESS

  • hoariness
  • paleness
  • pallidity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.