Pale skin tone
An example of someone who would be described as pallid is a person who is sick and who looks very pale and devoid of color.
Origin of pallidClassical Latin pallidus, pale
- Having an abnormally pale or wan complexion: the pallid face of the invalid.
- Lacking intensity of color or luminousness.
- Lacking in radiance or vitality; dull: pallid prose.
Origin of pallidLatin pallidus from pallēre to be pale ; see pel-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more pallid, superlative most pallid)
From Latin pallidus.