very light colored; highly diluted with white
- "pale blue eyes"
- "pale seagreen"
(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
- "a pale sun"
- "the pale light of a half moon"
- "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"
lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness
- "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"
- "a pale rendition of the aria"
not full or rich
- "high, pale, pure and lovely song"