Search Result for "faded":
1. having lost freshness or brilliance of color;
- Example: "sun-bleached deck chairs"
- Example: "faded jeans"
- Example: "a very pale washed-out blue"
- Example: "washy colors"
[syn: bleached, faded, washed-out, washy]
2. reduced in strength;
- Example: "the faded tones of an old recording"
[syn: attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Faded \Fad"ed\, a. That has lost freshness, color, or brightness; grown dim. "His faded cheek." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Where the faded moon Made a dim silver twilight. --Keats. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fade \Fade\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Faded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fading.] [OE. faden, vaden, prob. fr. fade, a.; cf. Prov. D. vadden to fade, wither, vaddigh languid, torpid. Cf. Fade, a., Vade.] 1. To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant. [1913 Webster] The earth mourneth and fadeth away. --Is. xxiv. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color. "Flowers that never fade." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish. [1913 Webster] The stars shall fade away. --Addison [1913 Webster] He makes a swanlike end, Fading in music. --Shak. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
faded adj 1: having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun- bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors" [syn: bleached, faded, washed-out, washy] 2: reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording" [syn: attenuate, attenuated, faded, weakened]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
76 Moby Thesaurus words for "faded": achromatic, achromic, anemic, ashen, ashy, bedraggled, blanched, bleached, bled white, bloodless, cadaverous, chloranemic, colorless, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, dull, eroded, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faint, fallow, flat, ghastly, gray, haggard, hueless, hypochromic, lackluster, leaden, livid, lurid, lusterless, mat, mealy, muddy, murky, neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty, run-down, sallow, seedy, shabby, sickly, tacky, tallow-faced, tattered, threadbare, tired, toneless, uncolored, wan, washed-out, wasted, waxen, weak, weather-battered, weather-beaten, weather-bitten, weather-eaten, weather-wasted, weathered, weatherworn, whey-faced, white, worn