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pale /peɪl/ adjective
pale noun

کمرنگ ، رنگ رفته ، بی نور ، رنگ پریده شدن ، رنگ رفتن ، در میان نرده محصور کردن ، احاطه کردن ، میله دار کردن ، نرده ، حصار دفاعی ، دفاع ، ناحیه محصور ، قلمروحدود
- white, ashen, bleached, colourless, faded, light, pallid, pasty, wan
- become pale, blanch, go white, lose colour, whiten
Antonyms: brilliant
Contrasted words: flushed, ruddy, bright, colorful, florid, strong, substantial, effective, effectual
Related Words: sallow, sick, sickly, gray, pasty, pasty-faced, waxlike, white, whitened, deathlike, ghastly, inane, insipid, jejune, wishy-washy, insubstantial, unsubstantial, ineffective, ineffectual, faint, feeble, weak
English Thesaurus: colour, shade, hue, tint, tone, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. pale1 W3 /peɪl/ adjective
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: Latin pallidus; pallid]

1. having a skin colour that is very white, or whiter than it usually is:
He looked very pale and drawn.
turn/go pale
He suddenly went pale.
Sharon went deathly pale and looked as if she might faint.
an elderly pale-faced woman

2. a pale colour has more white in it than usual Antonym : deep Synonym : light:
pale blue curtains

3. pale light is not bright:
the pale gray dawn

4. pale imitation (of something) something that is similar to, but not as good as, something else:
The cheese is a pale imitation of real Parmesan.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. pale2 verb [intransitive]

1. literary if your face pales, it becomes whiter than usual because you have had a shock:
Kent’s face paled when he saw that Rob had a knife.

2. pale into insignificance to seem much less important when compared to something bigger, worse, more serious etc:
The amounts of money involved pale into insignificance when compared with the sums spent each year on research.

3. pale in/by comparison to seem small or unimportant compared to something else
pale in/by comparison to/with
Today’s economic problems pale in comparison with those of the 1930s.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. pale3 noun
[Date: 1400-1500; Origin: pale 'limit' (15-18 centuries), from 'fence' (14-19 centuries), from 'pointed piece of wood driven into the ground' (14-20 centuries), from Old French pal, from Latin palus]
beyond the pale offensive or unacceptable:
His opinions are entirely beyond the pale.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS appear, be, look, seem | become, go, grow, turn Ruth went pale as the news sank in.
ADV. deathly, extremely, sickly, terribly, very He turned deathly pale.
a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly | strangely, unnaturally
PHRASES pale and drawn He looked pale and drawn.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: beyond the pale

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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