Cosell was not only sui generis, he also faded quickly from public consciousness once he was pushed off the air.
Jobs was supremely committed to his chosen uniform: faded, relaxed-fit jeans and a black mock turtleneck.
Those are still basic principles that voters support, but their electoral power has faded.
But crime, which was the single most important issue in the 1988 presidential campaign, has faded into political irrelevance.
The late Apple CEO was committed to his uniform of faded, relaxed-fit jeans and black mock turtleneck.
The sound of the leader's voice suddenly flattened and faded.
If I'd had illusions about the assignment, they would have faded at that instant.
As he watched this dreadful group of spectres they passed on, looking neither to the right nor the left, and faded away.
The rosebud that you loved is faded: it cannot give out scent any more.
The colours of the Astre are faded now as those of some ancient tapestry, but during many years its success was prodigious.
early 14c., "lose brightness, grow pale," from Old French fader "become weak, wilt, wither," from adj. fade "pale, weak, insipid" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, some sort of blending of Latin fatuus "silly, tasteless" + vapidus "flat, flavorless." Related: Faded; fading. As a noun, from c.1300.