#429. [Absence of color.] Achromatism. -- N. achromatism[obs]; decoloration[obs], discoloration; pallor, pallidness, pallidity[obs]; paleness &c. adj.; etiolation; neutral tint, monochrome, black and white.
V. lose color &c. 428; fade, fly, go; become colorless &c. adj.; turn pale, pale.
deprive of color, decolorize, bleach, tarnish, achromatize, blanch, etiolate, wash out, tone down.
Adj. uncolored &c. (see color &c. 428); colorless, achromatic, aplanatic[obs]; etiolate, etiolated; hueless[obs], pale, pallid; palefaced[obs], tallow-faced; faint, dull, cold, muddy, leaden, dun, wan, sallow, dead, dingy, ashy, ashen, ghastly, cadaverous, glassy, lackluster; discolored &c. v.
light-colored, fair, blond; white &c. 430.
pale as death, pale as ashes, pale as a witch, pale as a ghost, pale as a corpse, white as a corpse.