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Meaning of EMACIATED

Pronunciation:  i'meyshee`eytid

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

EMACIATED is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: bony, cadaverous, gaunt, haggard, lean, pinched, skeletal, thin, wasted



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Extremely thin or physically wasted.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: anorectic, anorexic, atrophied, attenuated, bony, brittle, cadaverous, consumed, consumptive, corky, corpselike, desiccated, drawn, dried-up, emacerated, emaciate, gaunt, haggard, half-starved, hollow-eyed, jejune, lean, marantic, marasmic, papery, parched, parchmenty, peaked, peaky, phthisic, pinched, poor, preshrunk, puny, Sanforized, scrawny, sear, sere, shriveled, shriveled up, shrunk, shrunken, skeletal, skinny, spare, starved, starveling, tabetic, tabid, thin, underfed, undernourished, wasted, wasted away, wasting away, weazened, weazeny, wilted, withered, wizen, wizened, wizen-faced, wraithlike, wrinkled