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Meaning of EMACIATION

Pronunciation:  i`meyshee'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
 

EMACIATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: bonyness, gauntness, maceration
 
 See Also: leanness, thinness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*ma`ci*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]maciation.]
1. The act of making very lean.

2. The state of being emaciated or reduced to excessive
   leanness; an excessively lean condition.

 

 

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