adjective: pale; comparative adjective: paler; superlative adjective: palest
- 1.light in color or having little color."choose pale floral patterns for walls"
- (of a person's face or complexion) having less color than usual, typically as a result of shock, fear, or ill health."she looked pale and drawn"
antonyms: rosy, flushed
verb: pale; 3rd person present: pales; past tense: paled; past participle: paled; gerund or present participle: paling
- 2.seem less impressive or important."all else pales by comparison"
synonyms: decrease in importance, lose significance, pale into insignificance, fade into the background