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abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

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(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness

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lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness

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YOUR correspondent Alan Praill ('Awful clash of colours', April 5) asks the valid question of why Newcastle United played in a pallid blue and white strip against the yellow and green of Norwich.
Although derived from a book by a real-life heart surgeon, the series plays like a rather pallid "Grey's Anatomy" knockoff, featuring another doctor who cares desperately about her patients, runs roughshod over subordinates and bosses alike, and walks and talks very, very fast.
The team witnessed a phenomenon termed "pallid bands" in a large proportion of fledgling Grasshopper Sparrows and found spikes in the chemical signatures of pallid bands, which led to abnormalities in the new feathers.
There's nothing like a bit of shimmer to perk up a pallid complexion.
It is a bigger bird at around 55 centimeter, similar to both the Pallid and the Montagu's but with more heft.
His latest diktat, that Russia be banned from hosting the 2018 World Cup for its part in downing flight MH17, is a pallid, leaky suggestion.
Two types are recognized clinically as pallid and cyanotic on the basis of skin color change observed during spells the former being more common.
Also, the work is coordinated to mitigate closures and restrictions during the peak shipping season, and they have to stop construction work when the endangered pallid sturgeon is laying eggs.
The pallid bat is a large bat (13-30 g) that is light in color, has long ears (21-37 mm), and is found throughout arid lands of western and southwestern North America (Hermanson and O'Shea, 1983).
In the lab, pallid bats (Antrozous pallidus, shown) took extra time to locate live insects when speakers blared noise, Jessie Bunkley of Boise State University in Idaho reported July 30.
SIR - On reading the report on "poor-diet Wales" leading to the resurgence of scurvy and rickets (June 29) I am concerned that a factor missing from the debate is the lack of Vitamin D caused by keeping children out of the sun altogether The use of Factor 50 sun block creams is almost universal, from babies through to toddlers and older children, and this results not only in pallid skin tone but also in Vitamin D deficiency which causes both minor and major health problems.
In order to keep his pallid skin, he had to "slap on the SPF50 and sit under an umbrella".
Instead it was as roundly avoided as a pallid, sweaty sneezer on public transport during flu season - chiefly because it wasn't at all funny.