- Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.
- To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.
- To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.
- To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.
- To cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away.