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Synonyms for pale
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. picket, pale(adj)

    a wooden strip forming part of a fence

    Synonyms:
    spotter, lookout man, lookout, piquet, sentry, watch, picket, sentinel, scout

    Antonyms:
    colorful, colourful, strong, full, dark

  2. pale(adj)

    very light colored; highly diluted with white

    "pale seagreen"; "pale blue eyes"

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, sick

    Antonyms:
    colorful, colourful, strong, dark, full

  3. pale, pallid, wan, sick(adj)

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

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    queasy, sickish, mad, unhinged, sick(p), sick, ghastly, grisly, wan, fed up(p), gruesome, nauseous, macabre, brainsick, ill, sick of(p), demented, crazy, grim, disturbed, tired of(p), unbalanced, disgusted, nauseated, pallid

    Antonyms:
    colorful, full, dark, colourful, strong

  4. pale, pallid(adj)

    lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

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

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, sick

    Antonyms:
    colourful, full, dark, colorful, strong

  5. pale, pallid, wan(adj)

    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

    "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, sick

    Antonyms:
    strong, colorful, dark, colourful, full

  6. pale(verb)

    not full or rich

    "high, pale, pure and lovely song"

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, sick

    Antonyms:
    full, strong, colourful, colorful, dark

  7. pale, blanch, blench(verb)

    turn pale, as if in fear

    Synonyms:
    parboil, blench, blanch

    Antonyms:
    colourful, full, strong, colorful, dark

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pale

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, faint, dim, undefined, etiolated, sallow, cadaverous

    Antonyms:
    ruddy, high-colored, conspicuous, deep

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pale(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, ashy, whitish, colorless, cadaverous, not ruddy

  2. pale(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dim, sombre

  3. pale(n.)

    Synonyms:
    picket, stake

  4. pale(n.)

    Synonyms:
    enclosure, circuit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pale(a)

    Synonyms:
    pallid, wan, colorless, ghastly, blanched, cadaverous, etiolate, ashy, dim, faint, indistinct, obscure

    Antonyms:
    ruddy, buxom, flushed, blowzed

  2. pale(n)

    Synonyms:
    picket, boundary, limit, confine, fence, inclosure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pale":

    bali, blade, faint, light-coloured, light, leap, palley, livid

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Pale":

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How to use pale in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Bompartito:

    They looked miserable, malnourished, very skinny, very pale with a depressed look on their face.

  2. Jordan Zietz:

    She now is going to remember this for the rest of her life. The sentence you are going to impose is going to pale in comparison to the life sentence shes already serving, we would ask that you follow what the family wants -- to get her back to them so they can heal quicker.

  3. Helen Baxendale:

    People are really stupid. They think you're serious and intelligent if you're a brunette with a pale complexion and a bit of hooked nose. If you're blonde and pretty, they don't give you that sort of part. It's short-sighted and stupid, but that's how it goes.

  4. James Mitchell:

    In my view, the CIA analysts and the CIA targeters are incredible, to do this, to besmirch them, I think, is beyond the pale.

  5. Horace:

    Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor men's hovels and king's palaces.

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