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emaciated

[ ih-mey-shee-ey-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF emaciated

Synonyms for emaciated

  • anorexic
  • bony
  • gaunt
  • scrawny
  • skeletal
  • skinny
  • atrophied
  • attenuate
  • attenuated
  • famished
  • lean
  • peaked
  • pinched
  • starved
  • wasted
  • cadaverous
  • consumptive
  • haggard
  • lank
  • like a bag of bones
  • meager
  • skeletonlike
  • skin-and-bones
  • thin as rail
  • underfed
  • wizened
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Antonyms for emaciated

  • chubby
  • fat
  • heavy
  • overweight
  • plump
  • thick
  • full
  • overnourished
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMACIATED

His handsome face, emaciated and pale, was that of the immortal Bonaparte.

Starvation is in the emaciated features, the brilliant feverish eyes.

But what held his attention most was the lean, emaciated face and penetrating eyes.

The man, though young and athletic, was emaciated and weary-looking.

You haven't a particle of feeling, or you would be emaciated by this time.

The frame must once have been powerful, but now it was shrunken and emaciated.

He is only fifty-six, but his face is emaciated, and much wrinkled.

Of course he'll want Atland emaciated to fatten Haxard, as he calls it.

Here and there is a pale ascetic, with a look of agony on his emaciated face.

Emaciated by grief, she presented the mere spectre of what she was when he last left her.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, past participle adjective from emaciate.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EMACIATED

anorexic

adjectivestarving
  • bulimic
  • emaciated
  • malnourished
  • sickly looking
  • thin
  • without appetite
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