Synonyms for scrawniness

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She was slight to scrawniness, and, one might have thought, insufficiently clad for the time of year.

And the scrawniness of stem and blade suggested dehydration and poor soil.

WORD ORIGIN

1824, apparently a dialectal variant of scranny "lean, thin" (1820), which is of uncertain origin but probably from a Scandinavian source, perhaps Old Norse skrælna "to shrivel." Cf. scrannel.

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