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Ashen Explained

ashen at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


ashen at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"made of ash wood," c.1300 (see ash (2)); meaning "ash-colored, whitish-gray, deadly pale" is 1808, from ash (1). ///

ashen at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 looking very pale because you are ill, shocked, or frightened: white// --His face was ashen.//
2 literary pale grey in colour: --ashen hills//

ashen at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

162 Moby Thesaurus words for "ashen":
Quaker-colored, achromatic, achromic, acier, adust, aghast, anemic,
appalled, ashy, astounded, awed, awestricken, awestruck, blanched,
bleached, bled white, blistered, bloodless, burned, burnt,
burnt-up, cadaverous, canescent, chloranemic, cinereous, cinerous,
colorless, consumed, consumed by fire, corpselike, cowed, dapple,
dapple-gray, dappled, dappled-gray, dead, deadly pale,
deathly pale, decolorized, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, dismal,
doughy, dove-colored, dove-gray, dreary, dull, dusty, etiolated,
exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faded, faint, fallow,
flat, frozen, ghastly, ghostly, glaucescent, glaucous, gray,
gray with fear, gray-black, gray-brown, gray-colored, gray-drab,
gray-green, gray-spotted, gray-toned, gray-white, grayed, grayish,
griseous, grizzle, grizzled, grizzly, gutted, haggard, horrified,
horror-struck, hueless, hypochromic, incinerated, intimidated,
iron-gray, lackluster, lead-gray, leaden, livid, lurid, lusterless,
macabre, mat, mealy, mouse-colored, mouse-gray, mousy, muddy,
neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, paralyzed,
parched, pasty, pearl, pearl-gray, pearly, petrified, pyrographic,
pyrolyzed, sad, sallow, scared stiff, scared to death, scorched,
seared, sickly, silver, silver-gray, silvered, silvery, singed,
slate-colored, slaty, smoke-gray, smoky, sober, somber, steel-gray,
steely, stone-colored, stunned, stupefied, sunburned, tallow-faced,
taupe, terrified, terror-crazed, terror-haunted, terror-ridden,
terror-riven, terror-shaken, terror-smitten, terror-struck,
terror-troubled, toneless, uncolored, undone, unmanned, unnerved,
unstrung, wan, washed-out, waxen, weak, whey-faced, white

Ashen at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ashen \Ash"en\, a. [See {Ash}, the tree.]
Of or pertaining to the ash tree. ``Ashen poles.'' --Dryden.

Ashen \Ash"en\, a.
Consisting of, or resembling, ashes; of a color between brown
and gray, or white and gray.

The ashen hue of age. --Sir W.

Ashen \Ash"en\, n.,
obs. pl. for {Ashes}. --Chaucer.

ashen at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a
face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks";
"tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid
with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"-
Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face
white with rage" [syn: {blanched}, {bloodless}, {livid},
2: made of wood of the ash tree

ashen at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=ashen



* Inter: IPA » /ˈæʃ.ɪn/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{S.In/
  • Inter: rhymes » æʃən


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Made from the wood of the ash tree.
    1. : An ashen bow and quiver of arrows beside.
    2. Of or resembling ashes.
    3. : A fine, ashen dust hung in the air.
    4. Ash-colored; pale; anemic.
    5. : His ashen face belied his claims of good health.


      Inter: trans-top » made of ash wood

  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|fraxineus

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » of or resembling ashes
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|пепеляв
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|popelavý
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|cendré

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|popiół
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|cenușiu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » ash-colored; pale
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|bledý, Inter: t+ » cs|sinalý
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|popielaty|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|bàn-ghlas
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|lívido, Inter: t+ » es|pálido

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Ehsan
    • Hanse
    • Shane

    Category: Category:English adjectives ending in -en -
    Category: Category:English adjectives ending in -en formed from a noun -
    Translation: et » ashen
    Translation: fr » ashen
    Translation: ko » ashen
    Translation: io » ashen
    Translation: my » ashen
    Translation: pl » ashen
    Translation: fi » ashen
    Translation: ta » ashen
    Translation: te » ashen
    Translation: vi » ashen
    Translation: zh » ashen