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ashen1

ash·en1

ashen1

 
pronunciation:
ae shn
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of ashes.
similar words:
ashy
definition 2: of the color of ashes; very pale.
Her ashen complexion suggested she was either very frightened or very ill.
synonyms:
ashy
similar words:
blanched, cadaverous, colorless, ghastly, gray, light, livid, pale, pallid, wan, washed-out
Word Parts
The word ashen contains the following part:
-en2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means made of
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The suffix -en2forms adjectives from monosyllabic native English nouns denoting material or source