unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death; wanness.
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How to use pallor in a sentence
Though beautifully made and acted, The Souvenir had the sad, chilly pallor of a centuries-old miniature portrait, a bit of the past you could hold in your hand and yet never fully grasp.The Souvenir Part II Captures the Ragged Beauty of the 1980s Like No Other Film | Stephanie Zacharek | October 29, 2021 | Time
He was it must be said looking a little dishevelled, but as we all know an Afghan tan does wonders for that morning-after pallor.
The degree of pallor furnishes a rough index to the amount of hemoglobin in the corpuscle.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
He stepped hastily back, his cheeks, before so fresh and ruddy, were now blanched with a deadly pallor.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
"Stiff and cold," said Dorothy, her teeth chattering in her head, and a deeper pallor settling on her face.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for pallor
a pale condition, esp when unnatural: fear gave his face a deathly pallor
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