Definition of pallid:
mad, wan, grisly, grim, colourless, crazy, sick of, gruesome, sick, unbalanced, anemic, weak, lurid, macabre, queasy, nauseated, pasty, ill, strong, livid, pale, watery, ghastly, fed up, disturbed, ashy, colorless, disgusted, waterish, nauseous, brainsick, colors, sickish, unhinged, tired of, waxen, demented.
The grand bracing air of the Cotswold Hills is a tonic which drives dull care away from these Gloucestershire people; and when it is remembered that they enjoy the freedom of Lord Bathurst's beautiful park, that the neighbourhood is, in spite of agricultural depression, well off in this world's goods, it is not surprising that the pallid cheeks and drooping figures to be met with in most of our towns are conspicuous by their absence here.- "A Cotswold Village", J. Arthur Gibbs.
Hold tight," I shouted, and, dropping on my knees, I began to draw the rod through my hands slowly, as if it was a rope, my eyes feeling as if they were starting as I saw his wild pallid face and set teeth, for I was in momentary dread that he would let go.- "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
- "The Best Psychic Stories", Various.