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synonyms for emaciation

  • anorexia
  • atrophy
  • attenuation
  • boniness
  • consumption
  • malnutrition
  • marasmus
  • skinniness
  • starvation
  • tabes
  • thinness
  • undernourishment
  • wasting
  • withering
  • haggardness
  • wasting away
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How to use emaciation in a sentence

Indeed, the uphill trend is partially responsible for the emaciation of all-mountain skis.
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Her face, notwithstanding its emaciation, reminded him of Latta, the wife of his friend and fellow-countryman Schmidt.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Its muscles were strangely contracted, the fingers thin to emaciation, the back of the hand closely puckered up.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
Her face had grown thin to emaciation, and there were deep blue lines under her eyes.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
The emaciation of his long form was plainly seen through the single scarlet blanket which covered it.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN
The arms and legs of the child showed a contraction and emaciation which could only result from illness.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
Ricketty children, emaciation and deformity constitute their chief stock in trade.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 68, NO. 417, JULY, 1850VARIOUS
Convalescence is slow and protracted, as in severe cases emaciation and debility are marked.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Once more Michael observed her unhealthy emaciation, which was beginning to take on the miserable appearance of consumption.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
The fever is not so high as it was, but the pain in the side, the cough, the emaciation are there still.
CHARLOTTE BRONTT. WEMYSS REID
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMACIATION

  • delicacy
  • emaciation
  • fineness
  • gauntness
  • inadequacy
  • incompactness
  • meagerness
  • rarity
  • scantiness
  • shallowness
  • slimness
  • spareness
  • sparseness
  • subtilization
  • subtilty
  • tenuity
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