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prison pallor

[ priz-uhn pal-er ]
/ ˈprɪz ən ˌpæl ər /
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noun
extreme paleness, as if one has experienced a lengthy deprivation of natural light due to imprisonment or other indoor confinement: These kids need to get off the couch, get outside, and get rid of their prison pallor.
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Origin of prison pallor

First recorded in 1885–90
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