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Definition of "paleness" [pale•ness]

  • The condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "paleness" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Geach has seen Malays when terrified turn pale and shake; and Mr. Brough Smyth states that a native Australian "being on one occasion much frightened, showed a complexion as nearly approaching to what we call paleness, as can well be conceived in the case of a very black man.""
  • "Beyond a sign of wealth, paleness is held in high regard within circles of the hipsterdom's intellectual elite."
  • "Mr. Koonin said he was unlikely to alter the schedule much when Mr. O'Brien arrived, even on Wednesday night; Mr. O'Brien - who often mocks his own "paleness" - is not known for attracting black viewers."