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EMACIATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does emaciated mean? 

EMACIATED (adjective)
  The adjective EMACIATED has 1 sense:

1. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

  Familiarity information: EMACIATED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMACIATED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Synonyms:

bony; cadaverous; emaciated; gaunt; haggard; pinched; skeletal; wasted

Context examples:

emaciated bony hands / a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys / eyes were haggard and cavernous / small pinched faces / kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

Similar:

lean; thin (lacking excess flesh)


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