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Synonyms of emaciated

Verb


1. waste, emaciate, macerate, enfeeble, debilitate, drain

usage: cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"

2. emaciate, change state, turn

usage: grow weak and thin or waste away physically; "She emaciated during the chemotherapy"

Adjective


1. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted, thin (vs. fat), lean

usage: 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"

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