Character designs are rather pallid and dull, completely uninteresting in style or drawn without any particular flare.
Instead, too often they are bland and pallid readings of the surface of reality: events and names and dates without perspective.
I could see, even in the dim light of my fading lamp, that his skin was pasty and pallid , his eyes dark and cloudy.
He was breathing hard, as if he had been running, and his pallid face shone bright with sweat.
But there's something about politics that, for most MPs, makes the civilian lifestyle pallid , tedious and even a bit scary.
She felt tears well up in her eyes and when she blinked they finally escaped to roll down her pallid face.
Thus the secondary characters seem pallid in contrast to what we know of their real-life models.
The dark atmosphere made it hard for me to see clearly, but I saw his pallid face under his dark hood.
Complacent smiles linger on their pallid faces.
It mixed with the tears that stained her pallid face and soaked her through to the bones.