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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "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"

    pinched, haggard, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, gaunt, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, wasted, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. emaciated

    delicate, diseased, exhausted, failing, fainting, fragile, frail, ill, sick, unhealthy, unsound, wasted, weak, worn, worn down, worn out

    hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, strong, vigorous, well, wholesome

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. emaciated(a.)

    lean, thin, lank, attenuated, wasted, gaunt, skinny, meagre, worn to a shadow, reduced to a skeleton

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