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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To lose flesh so as to become very thin.

Usage examples (39)
  • The veterinarian knew that the stray dog had been lost and hungry for quite some time because he appeared exhausted and emaciated.
  • emaciated bony hands
  • On the 1-to-9 scale, 1 is described as emaciated, 5 is ideal and 9 is grossly obese.
  • "I could feel myself dying - I felt my life ebbing away," she said, recalling her emaciated body. for more
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