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pallid/pal-id / adjective

1.Lacking intensity of color or luminousness
2.Having an abnormally pale or wan complexion
3.Lacking in vitality or interest

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pallid

"Jammes yelled these words in a tone of unspeakable terror; and her finger pointed, among the crowd of dandies, to a face so pallid, so lugubrious and so ugly, with two such deep black cavities under the straddling eyebrows, that the death's head in question immediately scored a huge success." -Gaston Leroux, Phantom Of The Opera
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