What is another word for discolour?

161 synonyms found


[ dɪskˈʌlə], [ dɪskˈʌlə], [ d_ɪ_s_k_ˈʌ_l_ə]

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How to use "Discolour" in context?

It is not fully clear how this word entered the English language, or when. Some say that it originated in Ancient Greek, and referred to something that was light but changeable in colour, such as the sky or sea. Others say that the word simply means "to turn (something) dark." Over time, the meaning of the word has expanded to include any kind of change in colour, either actual or perceived. For example, if someone says that their food has "discoloured," they are usually referring to it having lost its original colour.

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