[ UK /iːmˈe‍ɪsɪˌe‍ɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ɪˈmeɪʃiˌeɪtɪd/ ]
  1. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
    kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
    small pinched faces
    eyes were haggard and cavernous
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How To Use emaciated In A Sentence

  • My father was quite a skinny, emaciated man, my brother a build a stark halfway between my father and I.
  • The animals included seven yearlings which an RSPCA vet said were emaciated and suffering from malnutrition.
  • The eyes were open—grotesquely oversize in his emaciated face, and bright yellow, the pupils as small as pinpricks—from which dribbled ocherous tears the consistency of curd. The Curse of the Wendigo
  • She was an emaciated, hollow-eyed ghost of a figure who approached me on the road one day, saying she had heard that I ‘helped people,’ and would I help her.
  • a harvest of new plants in the garden; for the rose-trees, emaciated with leaflessness, had each a shadow that twisted on the earth like ground-ivy or climbed the wall like a creeper. The Judge
  • And by close application to my book at night, my visage became considerally emaciated by extreme perspiration, having no lucubratory aparatus, no candle, no lamp, nor even light-wood, being chiefly raised in oaky woods. The poetical works of George M. Horton : the colored bard of North Carolina : to which is prefixed the life of the author, written by himself,
  • There is was with a chicken leg in its mouth, grinning in such a way only an emaciated mongrel kitten-cat can grin.
  • The pleading look on his face, the rags on his body and his emaciated frame move you so much that you immediately put a coin on the outstretched hands.
  • Every size and color of the human spectrum was represented: young and old; men and women; black, white, and brown; bloated and emaciated; tattooed and unscarred; hairy and bald; well-endowed and not—all lying stiffly in the pale pallor of death. Law of Attraction
  • Both had the same hard delicacy of form and feature, both were tall and almost emaciated, both had a sparse growth of gray blond hair far back from high intellectual foreheads, both had an almost noble aquilinity of feature. The Wind in the rose-bush and other stories of the supernatural
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