faded faded  /ˈfeɪ dəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having lost freshness or brilliance of color
  2. (adj) reduced in strength

Usage(s):

  1. For a start, this fad hasn't faded.
  2. Now it's remade clothes, faded jeans and low-heeled pumps.
  3. Most other world figures of 1938 faded in importance as the year drew to a close.

News

  1. City Council audience seats getting makeover

    LYNN — The seats of government inside the City Council Chamber are faded and worn, but a local upholsterer is gradually replacing their 65-year-old cloth coverings with fresh new green ones.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  2. Mich. woman ordered to trial on false rape report

    PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman accused of faking a sexual assault was ordered to stand trial on charges of making a false report of rape and tampering with evidence Tuesday after a doctor said her purported bruises faded after he wiped them with gauze.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. 25 Ways To Stay Entertained On A Road Trip

    Photo: Universal Pictures The radio stations have long ago faded and your ass hurts something awful. It's road-trip boredom, and this summer it might happen to you. Our goal is to make sure it doesn't with this handy list of ways for you and your friends to stay entertained whether you're driving, riding in the [...]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to be that kid who was the son of the head coach of the Eagles, who was spoiled and on drugs and OD'd and just faded into oblivion," Reid said in court.
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Andy Reid Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "I recall feeling defenseless because more than a year had passed since I'd researched and written the novel, and the precise names, dates, places, and facts had faded somewhat in my memory," explains Brown, who acknowledges the anger over...
    on Mar 16, 2006 By: Blythe Brown Source: USA Today

  3. "I think that our team is really strong right now," said Gordon, seeking his first Cup title since 2001. "Every time we go through something like we went through Sunday, where we faded to the back and fought our way to the front, it only...
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Jeff Gordon Source: SI.com

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