discoloured


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discoloured

(dɪsˈkʌləd) or

discolored

adj
(Colours) changed from the original colour, in an undesirable way
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discoloured

U.S. discolored
adjective stained, tainted, tarnished, faded, pale, washed out, wan, blotched, besmirched, foxed, etiolated Some of the prints were badly discoloured around the edges.
Translations

discoloured

discolored (US) [dɪsˈkʌləd] ADJ (= faded) → de(s)colorado; (= stained) → manchado

discoloured

[dɪsˈkʌlərd] (British) discolored (US) adj [paint, wallpaper] → décoloré(e); [teeth] → jauni(e)

discoloured

, (US) discolored
adjverfärbt; his left temple was bruised and discolouredan seiner linken Schläfe hatte er einen Bluterguss

discoloured

discolored (Am) [dɪsˈkʌləd] adjscolorito/a, sbiadito/a; (whites) → ingiallito/a
References in classic literature ?
My nose looked like a big blue plum, and one eye was swollen shut and hideously discoloured.
Reed in her last moments; I saw her disfigured and discoloured face, and heard her strangely altered voice.
Glancing at his hands, which were discoloured by his late work, the Doctor looked troubled, and listened attentively.
How vividly I call to mind the damp about the house, the green cracked flagstones in the court, an old leaky water-butt, and the discoloured trunks of some of the grim trees, which seemed to have dripped more in the rain than other trees, and to have blown less in the sun
Here the red rays of the sun shot a broken and discoloured light, that partially hung upon the shattered boughs and mossy trunks of the trees, and there they illuminated in brilliant patches the portions of turf to which they made their way.
In half a minute he had reached the port scuppers and picked, out of a coil of rope, a long knife, or rather a short dirk, discoloured to the hilt with blood.
Neither is reason among them a point problematical, as with us, where men can argue with plausibility on both sides of the question, but strikes you with immediate conviction; as it must needs do, where it is not mingled, obscured, or discoloured, by passion and interest.
It was two storeys high; showed no window, nothing but a door on the lower storey and a blind forehead of discoloured wall on the upper; and bore in every feature, the marks of prolonged and sordid negligence.
Soon in the shadow I saw a pale light, half discoloured by the fog, shining about a mile from us.
The stair carpet was ruffled and discoloured where I had crouched, soaked to the skin from the thunderstorm the night of the catastrophe.
While resting with her foot on the step of the carriage, about to enter it, Julia, whose looks were depressed from shame, saw a fluid that was discoloured with tobacco fall on her shoe and soil her stocking.
The white satin was darkened everywhere with big brown stains, the gold threads on the crowned harp were frayed and discoloured, and the Red Bull, the totem of the Mavericks, was coffee-hued.