Synonyms for Faded:


bleached; used (adjective)
achromatic, bedraggled, dingy, dull, lackluster, lusterless, pale, shabby, shopworn, tacky, tattered, threadbare.
colorless (adjective)
achromatic, bleached, colorless, dull, hueless, lackluster, lusterless, neutral, pale, toneless, white.
disappeared (adjective)
scrubby (adjective)
all the worse for wear.
shriveled (adjective)


bedraggled, better, broken-down, decrepit, dingy, dy, mangy, ratty, rundown, scrubby, scruffy, shabby, shoddy, sleazy, tacky, tattered, tatty, threadbare, Decaying, down-at-heel, all the worse for wear. faded (noun)
attenuate, attenuated, bleached, colorless, colourless, decreased, reduced, washed-out, washy, weakened.
washed-out (noun)
shopworn, used.


deteriorated (verb)
atrophied, collapsed, decayed, dilapidated, lapsed, mouldered, putrefied, slumped, sunk, wilted, withered, worsened, Declined, Degenerated, Deteriorated, Ebbed, Regressed, Relapsed, Reverted, Sank, Slid, Slipped, Waned, downgraded, retrogressed, fallen apart, fell apart, gone downhill, got worse, gotten worse, tergiversated, went downhill.
disappeared (verb)
departed, dissolved, evaporated, gone, hidden, melted, vanished, Disappeared, Evanesced, Fled, Went, Hid, flied.

Other synonyms:

ratty, scruffy, shabby, tatty, down-at-heel. bedraggled, dingy, mangy, scrubby, sleazy, tattered, Decaying. decrepit, shoddy. rundown. threadbare. broken-down. Other relevant words:
attenuate, attenuated, bedraggled, broken-down, colourless, decreased, decrepit, dingy, mangy, ratty, reduced, rundown, scrubby, scruffy, shabby, shoddy, shopworn, sleazy, tacky, tattered, tatty, threadbare, used, washed-out, washy, weakened, Decaying, down-at-heel, all the worse for wear.

Usage examples for faded

  1. But the smile faded from his lips as he read. – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  2. She was very thin and faded but with all her wits about her, though weak and shy. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  3. Little by little the dark color faded out of his face. – The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins