Synonyms for cadaverous
- bag of bones
- skin and bones
Antonyms for cadaverous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CADAVEROUS
There was a silence in which Caradoc stood tall and cadaverous as a ghost.
Save for the extreme, cadaverous pallor, there was no mark of death.
In the small circle of light a long, cadaverous face appeared.
"Of a pale and cadaverous aspect," continued the gen-d'arme.
I dressed, looking like the cadaverous ghost I felt myself to be.
But the later stools will again be thin and of cadaverous odor.
His thin, cadaverous face was sufficient in itself to inspire wonder.
Cadaverous takes the wine-glass in his hand, and looks at it with abhorrence.
The Reverend George was a renegade Highland-man of the cadaverous order.
His spare and cadaverous figure was always clothed in dark colours.
"looking like a corpse," early 15c., from Latin cadaverosus "corpse-like," from cadaver (see cadaver). Related: Cadaverously; cadaverousness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CADAVEROUS
- bereft of life
- bought the farm
- checked out
- cut off
- done for
- gone to meet maker
- gone to reward
- no more
- not existing
- out of one's misery
- passed away
- pushing up daisies
- resting in peace