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Synonyms for skeletalˈskɛl ɪ tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skeletal(adj)

    of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton

    "the skeletal system"; "skeletal bones"; "skeletal muscles"

    cadaverous, wasted, pinched, bony, haggard, gaunt, emaciated


  2. 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


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skeleton, bone, bony

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