from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Deprived of color, or given the wrong color; pale, stained.
  • adj. Multicolored.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of discolor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Altered in color; stained; spotted or streaked with foreign matter.
  • adj. Variegated; of divers colors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of dimmed or darkened color; stained; blotched: as, a discolored spot on the skin or on a garment.
  • Variegated; being of diverse colors; discolor.
  • Without colors or color.


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  • Swollen, bruised, discolored, every feature had been beaten out of all semblance of familiarity.


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